Catherine Howard


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Howard, Catherine,

1521?–1542, fifth queen consort of Henry VIIIHenry VIII,
1491–1547, king of England (1509–47), second son and successor of Henry VII. Early Life

In his youth he was educated in the new learning of the Renaissance and developed great skill in music and sports.
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 of England. She was the daughter of Lord Edmund Howard and the niece of the powerful Thomas Howard, 3d duke of NorfolkNorfolk, Thomas Howard, 3d duke of,
1473–1554, English nobleman, prominent in the reign of Henry VIII; son of Thomas Howard, the 2d duke.
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. Henry married her soon after his divorce from Anne of Cleves in 1540. Late in 1541 she was accused of immoral conduct prior to her marriage. Although she confessed, Henry was at first inclined to clemency. When evidence was produced for similar misconduct after her marriage, she was attainted for treason and beheaded.

Bibliography

See L. B. Smith, A Tudor Tragedy (1961).


Catherine Howard,

queen of England: see Howard, CatherineHoward, Catherine,
1521?–1542, fifth queen consort of Henry VIII of England. She was the daughter of Lord Edmund Howard and the niece of the powerful Thomas Howard, 3d duke of Norfolk. Henry married her soon after his divorce from Anne of Cleves in 1540.
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Caldy Dancer isn't right and won't make it, and I wouldn't think Catherine Howard [fourth at Ripon yesterday] would be a runner either.
Catherine Howard was never actually divorced, but on November 22, 1541, following the revelations of 'indiscretions', it was proclaimed at Hampton Court that she had 'forfeited the honour and title of Queen', and was to be known only as the Lady Catherine Howard.
Her name is Catherine Howard," he said of Henry's latest 17-yearold babe.
Weir also writes that Jane confessed to falsely accusing her husband George, when she, too, went to be executed after the fall of Catherine Howard, in 1542.
Ann Szary and Catherine Howard spoke out after 85-year-old Pat Thompson was found dead in bed in her burning Hartburn bungalow in Teesside by the fire service on Saturday night.
After the divorce, he married her maid-of-honour, Catherine Howard.
The evening's riding honours went to Chris Catlin, who landed a first- and last-race double with Catherine Howard and Adopted Hero.
In the women's event Catherine Howard (Knowsley Harriers) set a new course personal best of 18:52 taking victory ahead of Liverpool Harrier Charlotte Wilson-Dewhurst with Clare Constable (Liverpool Pembroke Sefton) in third position in 19:42.
The wives were Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleeves, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr.
1541: Henry VIII's fifth wife, Catherine Howard, confined to Tower of London.
After her death her two daughters, Ann Szary and Catherine Howard, paid tribute to her.