June 11, 2005

June 11, 1509

On this date, Henry VIII married his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. The marriage resulted in the birth of a daughter, the future "Bloody Mary", Queen Mary I, but as I'm sure you know, no male heirs. The marriage was annulled after 24 years, and Catherine died about 3 years later.

Posted by Jennifer at June 11, 2005 09:00 AM