Henry VIII c.1537.
Henry VIII most infamous monarch in English history
38 year reign, 6 marriages
Divorced, beheaded died, divorced, beheaded, survived
Women more than wives – also queens
Formidable individuals, all changed history and shaped Henry VIII and England
What was it really like to be married to Henry VIII?
Passions, obsessions and betrayals
Katherine of Aragon
Warrior queen who taught Henry how to be a king
Love, passions and tragedies that tore them apart
November 14 1501 Katherine prepared for wedding night in London, aged 15
1000 miles from home speaking little English
In front of thousands of people in St Paul’s Cathedral married Prince Arthur, heir to English throne
Katherine was to be English queen
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