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Catherine of Aragon
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Born on 16th of December 1485
Died in Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire
Died on 7th of January 1536

Born 1485 - Alcala de Henares, Spain. Died 1536 - English queen, first of Henry V111.


Youngest daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain. Married to Henry VIII in 1809, previously married to his brother Arthur. Had six children but only one, later Mary I, survived. Marriage annulled by Archbishop Cranmer. Refused to accept the Act of Succession (1534) which declared Mary illegitimate. Retired to lead religious at Kimbolton.

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