Catherine Of Aragon Research Paper

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Catherine of Aragon was born on December 16, 1485 in Alcala de Henares, Spain. She was born to Queen Isabella of Castile and King Ferdinand of Aragon. She had four siblings: Juan, Isabella, Maria, and Juana. Before Catherine’s second birthday, she was arranged to marry Arthur, Prince of Wales. He was the son of Henry VII. Following this event, Catherine was declared to become queen and took the throne in England. In 1501, Catherine left for England to marry Arthur. Their marriage was short lived, however when Arthur died on April 2, 1502. When Arthur died, Catherine was promised to the Prince of Wales, Henry VIII. Financial matters dealing with Catherine’s dowry and King Henry VII prevented their marriage until the king died on April 21,
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