Category Archives: Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon

Prince Arthur: The Tudor King Who Never Was – Book Review

Prince Arthur: The Tudor King Who Never Was is a newly released biography on the elder brother of Henry VIII and is written by Sean Cunningham (you can read his article on it which was part of the book tour … Continue reading

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27th June 1505 – Prince Henry Renounces his Betrothal to Katherine of Aragon

On the 27th June 1505, Prince Henry renounced his betrothal to Katherine of Aragon. It was the eve of his fourteenth birthday and a small party had assembled in a lower chamber on the western side of the Palace of … Continue reading

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24th June 1509 – The Coronation of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon

On the 24th June 1509, Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon’s coronation took place. Two thrones were placed on a platform in front of the high altar at Westminster Abbey. The higher throne was for Henry and the lower for … Continue reading

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23rd June 1509 – Katherine of Aragon and Henry VIII’s Coronation Procession

On the 23rd June 1509, Katherine of Aragon processed through London, just as she had done on the eve of her wedding to Arthur. She was to finally be crowned alongside Henry VIII the next day. Katherine was carried in … Continue reading

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11th June 1509 – Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon Marry

On the 11th June 1509, Henry VIII married Katherine of Aragon in the Queen’s closet at Greenwich Palace. There was an age gap, him being 17 at the time and she 23, as she was originally meant for Henry’s brother … Continue reading

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