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16th December 1485 – Katherine of Aragon Is Born

On the 16th December 1485, Katherine of Aragon was born at Alcalá de Henares. She was the youngest surviving child of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile. She was named after her maternal great-grandmother, Catalina … Continue reading

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22nd September 1515 – Anne of Cleves is Born

On 22nd September 1515, Anne of Cleves was born. Her full name was Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg and she was born near Düsseldorf. She was the second daughter of John III, Duke of Cleves, Jülich and Berg, and Maria of Jülich-Berg. Nowadays, most of … Continue reading

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7th September 1533 – Anne Boleyn Gives Birth to Princess Elizabeth (Future Elizabeth I)

On the 7th September 1533, Anne Boleyn gave birth to Princess Elizabeth. She was not the expected boy, however, she would grow up to be Queen Elizabeth I. Elizabeth was born at three o’clock in the afternoon. She was named … Continue reading

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2nd July 1489 – Thomas Cranmer Is Born

On the 2nd July 1489, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, was born at Aslockton in Nottinghamshire. He was Archbishop during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary I. Cranmer is known mostly for his work on Henry VIII’s … Continue reading

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