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Catherine of Aragon
Transcript of Catherine of Aragon
Henry was single for two years after Jane Seymour's death. But as time passed, the King and his ministers felt that England needed a foreign ally - and so the hunt for a new bride began! Henry sent a talented painter called Hans Holbein to Germany to paint portraits of the Duke of Cleves' daughters, Anne.
Next in waiting was Catherine Howard she a was only a lively teenager however Henry was 49 overweight and unable to walk.Henry was over joyed with his knew wife but unfortunately she was accused of something dishonorable to her husband.
King Henry VIII's sixth and final wife was Catherine Parr. An educated woman who loved to learn new things, Catherine married Henry on 12 July 1543. She proved to be a kind wife who looked after Henry in his sickness, and a good stepmother to the king's three children.
Catherine of Aragon
Anne Boleyn became Henry's second wife after the pair married secretly in January 1533. By this time, Anne was pregnant with her first child to Henry, and by June 1533 she was crowned Queen of England. Together they had a daughter, Elizabeth - the future Queen Elizabeth I. But, still, it was a son - and future king of England - that Henry wanted. Frustrated, he believed his marriage was cursed and that Anne was to blame.
On 30 May 1535, King Henry married Jane Seymour. Unlike Henry's other wives she was not crowned Queen of England.In 1537 Henry was finally awarded a son, it was named Edward.
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Henry VIII's first wife was Catherine of Aragon, daughter of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabela of Spain. Eight years before her marriage to Henry in 1509, Catherine was in fact married to Henry’s older brother, Arthur, who died of sickness at just 15 years old.