Henry viii and his wives

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Henry VIII and His Wives

   Catherine of Aragon- Henry VIII's first wife and mother of Mary I

    Catherine was the youngest daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain        and she came to England in 1501 at the age of 16 to marry Henry VII's eldest son and heir to the throne, Arthur. The two married in 1501 but Arthur died in 1502. So Henry the VIII married her in 11th June 1509 which made him become king. They never had a son but had a daughter who is names as Mary (bloody Mary). He wanted a boy to take heir to the throne and as Katherine was getting too old to produce another baby. He divorced her and ….

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     Anne Boleyn - Henry VIII's second wife and mother of Elizabeth

     Anne Boleyn was born in 1501. She had secretly married in 1533 after Anne became pregnant. This marriage wasn’t really popular as people believed that Anne was a witch and cast a spell on Henry to marry her. In September 1533 the baby was born and like Catherine it was a girl was named Elizabeth. The thought of having a baby girl made Henry cross so the ministers made some evidence  showing that she was unfaithful and that she was about to kill the ...

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