Anne Boleyn: Triumph to Failure

Guest Article By P. Deegan The Rise and Fall of Anne Boleyn Part 2: Marriage Triumph to failure (Find Part 1 Here) Following the official meeting with the French king in autumn of 1532, Henry and Anne went through a secret marriage, it is thought, on 25 January 1533. She was pregnant at the time as Elizabeth was born in September. The marriage may sound bigamous in that as far as everyone else in England and Europe were aware, Henry was still married [More]

Six Wives of Henry VIII

Wife #1: Catherine of Aragon Marriage Status: Divorced Parents: Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile Born: 16 December 1485 Marriage: King Henry VIII: 11 June 1509 Marriage Dissolved: 1533 Death: 7 January 1536 Surviving Children: Mary I of England "In this world I will confess myself to be the kings true wife, and in the next they will know how unreasonably I am afflicted." - Catherine of Aragon, 1532 (courtes [More]