BIOGRAPHY OF CATHERINE OF ARAGON QUEEN CONSORT ENGLAND 1485-1536

GENERAL

Descent English Royalty: 3G Granddaughter Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 8G Granddaughter Louis "Lion" VIII King France

EVENTS

In 1485 Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 was born to Ferdinand II King Aragon 1452-1516 (32) and Isabella Trastámara Queen Castile 1451-1504 (33) . She was probably named after her Great Great Grandmother Catherine of Lancaster Queen Castile 1373-1418 daughter of John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Constance of Castile 1354-1394.

On 28 Nov 1499 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (24) was executed at Tower Hill, City of London. Documentation held in Spain apparently describes Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (14) 's parents Ferdinand II King Aragon 1452-1516 (47) and Isabella Trastámara Queen Castile 1451-1504 (48) expressing concern that Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (24) was a potential claimant to throne, and being reluctant for their daughter Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (14) to marry Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (13) whilst their was a threat to Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (13) 's accession causing Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (42) to use Perkin Warbreck 1474-1499's attempted escape with Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (24) as a means to an end.

On 02 Oct 1501 Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (16) landed at Plymouth, Devon

On 09 Nov 1501 Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (16) arrived at London, England

On 14 Nov 1501 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 (15) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (16) were married at St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London by Henry Deane Archbishop Canterbury -1503 assisted by William Warham Archbishop Canterbury 1450-1532 (51) and a further eighteen bishops. Cecily York 1469-1507 (32) bore the train, Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (24) was Chief Answerer. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (18) and Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 (23) attended. Fourth Cousin Once Removed

On 23 Jun 1509 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (17) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (24) were married at the Church of the Observant Friars, Greenwich, Kent.Fourth Cousin Once Removed

On 24 Jun 1509 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (17) was crowned VIII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (24) was created Queen Consort England. Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 (31) , Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (32) and Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (66) attended. Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland 1493-1542 (16) was knighted. Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 (48) attended as the Kings's Champion. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (26) was created Knight of the Bath and served as Lord Sewer. .

On 01 Jan 1511 Henry Tudor Duke Cornwall 1511-1511 was born to Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (19) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (26) at Richmond Palace, Richmond, Surrey. Henry Tudor Duke Cornwall 1511-1511 was appointed as Duke Cornwall.

On 18 Feb 1516 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 was born to Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (24) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (31) at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent. Margaret Bourchier 1st Baroness Bryan 1468-1552 (48) was created 1st Baron Bryan.

On 23 May 1533 Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (43) declared the marriage of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (41) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (48) invalid.

In 1535 Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (50) was imprisoned at Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire

On Dec 1535 Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (50) made her will at Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire.

On 07 Jan 1536 Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 (51) died at Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire in the arms of her great friend Maria Salinas.

On 24 Jan 1536 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44) held a tournament at the Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent some two weeks after Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 died. Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44) was injured. Apparently badly causing him to suffer with a wound in his leg thereafter. It is reported the injury caused a change in Henry's character thereafter becoming increasingly despotic.

On 29 Jan 1536 Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 was buried at Chancel, Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough, Northamptonshire

On 29 Jan 1536 Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England 1485-1536 was buried at Chancel, Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough, Northamptonshire at a service for a Princess rather than Queen. Eleanor Brandon 1519-1547 (17) was Chief Mourner. Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44) refused their daughter Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44) permission to attend. On the same day Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (35) miscarried a boy; regarded as the start of Anne's demise.

ANCESTRY

Father: Ferdinand II King Aragon 1452-1516 (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: John II King Aragon 1398-1479 (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: Ferdinand I King Aragon 1380-1416 (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: John I King Castile 1358-1390 (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry "Fratricide" II King Castile 1334-1379 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile 1311-1350 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Guzman

3G GrandMother: Juana Manuel

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Barcelona 1358-1382 (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter IV King Aragon 1319-1387 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso IV King Aragon 1299-1336 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Teresa Enteca

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Barcelona (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Peter II King Sicily 1304-1342 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea 1374-1465 (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Sancho Alfonso Ivrea 1331- (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile 1311-1350 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ferdinand IV King Castile, IV King Leon 1285-1312 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Constance Burgundy 1290-1313 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Guzman

2G GrandMother: Beatrice Burgundy 1354-1381 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter I King Portugal 1320-1367 (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso "Brave" IV King Portugal 1291-1357 (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Ivrea 1293-1359 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Inês Castro

GrandMother: Juana Enríquez 1425-1468 (8G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: Fadrique Enríquez Count Melgar, Count Rueda 1390-1473 (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Alfonso Enríquez Enríquez 1354-1429 (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Fadrique Alfonso Ivrea 1334-1358 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile 1311-1350 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Guzman

2G GrandMother: Juana Mendoza 1360-1431

1G GrandMother: Mariana Fernández 1394-1431

2G GrandFather: Diego Fernández Lord Baena

2G GrandMother: Inés Ayala

Mother: Isabella Trastámara Queen Castile 1451-1504 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: John II King Castile 1405-1454 (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry III King Castile 1379-1406 (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: John I King Castile 1358-1390 (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry "Fratricide" II King Castile 1334-1379 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile 1311-1350 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Guzman

3G GrandMother: Juana Manuel

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Barcelona 1358-1382 (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter IV King Aragon 1319-1387 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso IV King Aragon 1299-1336 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Teresa Enteca

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Barcelona (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Peter II King Sicily 1304-1342 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Catherine of Lancaster Queen Castile 1373-1418 (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (Son Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377 (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327 (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337 (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois 1294-1342 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Constance of Castile 1354-1394 (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter "Cruel" I King Castile 1334-1369 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile 1311-1350 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Constanza Manuel

3G GrandMother: Maria Padilla 1344-1361

4G GrandFather: Juan García Padilla 1st Lord Villagera -1350

4G GrandMother: María González Henestrosa -1356

GrandMother: Maria Trastámara 1396-1445 (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: Ferdinand I King Aragon 1380-1416 (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: John I King Castile 1358-1390 (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry "Fratricide" II King Castile 1334-1379 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile 1311-1350 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Guzman

3G GrandMother: Juana Manuel

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Barcelona 1358-1382 (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter IV King Aragon 1319-1387 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso IV King Aragon 1299-1336 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Teresa Enteca

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Barcelona (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Peter II King Sicily 1304-1342 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea 1374-1465 (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Sancho Alfonso Ivrea 1331- (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile 1311-1350 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ferdinand IV King Castile, IV King Leon 1285-1312 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Constance Burgundy 1290-1313 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Guzman

2G GrandMother: Beatrice Burgundy 1354-1381 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter I King Portugal 1320-1367 (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso "Brave" IV King Portugal 1291-1357 (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Ivrea 1293-1359 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Inês Castro