Catherine of Aragon

Spanish Princess, Queen of England Catherine of Aragon Full Name: Catherine of Aragon [Catalina de Aragón]


Profession: Spanish Princess, Queen of England
Why Famous: Married Henry VIII after first husband Arthur, Henry's brother, died. The subsequent divorce led to the Reformation in England and schism with Rome.

Born: December 16, 1485
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain

Died: January 7, 1536 (aged 50)

Married Life

  • 1501-10-15 Heir to the English Prince Arthur marries Catherine of Aragon
  • 1509-06-11 King Henry VIII marries wife #1 Catherine of Aragon
  • 1533-05-23 King Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon's marriage declared null & void by authority English clergy not the Pope

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