Catherine Howard


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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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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).

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