Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Catherine of Aragon, first queen of Henry VIII
Standard Name: Catherine of Aragon,, first queen of Henry VIII
Used Form: Katherine of Arragon
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Katherine Parr|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Queen Elizabeth I||
Elizabeth's elder half-sister, Mary Tudor , was estranged from her by loyalty to her mother (Catherine of Aragon , whom Elizabeth's mother had supplanted) and by her fervent Catholicism. The gap narrowed slightly when...
|Literary responses||Elizabeth Strickland||
The Athenæum was quite mocking about the quality of the history, finding it deficient in the critical evaluation and referencing of sources, and claiming to have derived entertainment but not instruction from the first volume...
|Occupation||Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit||
By 1537 (the year after the divorced Catherine of Aragon died) Elizabeth Oxenbridge (later Lady Tyrwhit) held a position at Court as gentlewoman of the privy chamber.
She was to acquire greater importance at Court...
|Textual Features||Norah Lofts||
Lofts, said a reviewer of Anne Boleyn: The Tragic Story of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Wife, discusses some interesting issues. One is that Catherine of Aragon might well fail to sympathise with her husband's...
|Textual Production||Jean Plaidy|
|Textual Production||Jean Ingelow|
|Textual Production||Norah Lofts|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Hilary Mantel||
She begins with Anne as vehicle for the fantasies of later generations: the way that she herself as a small child was regaled by a nun with the idea that but for this depraved woman...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland||
The play is a Senecan tragedy, written for the closet, not the public stage, though it is worth remembering that upper-class circles reading or performing such plays were connoisseurs of the highly dramatised masque...
7 September 1513
The English (under the leadership of Catherine of Aragon , queen regent while her husband was abroad) defeated the Scots at the battle of Flodden Field in Northumberland, just across the border from Coldstream, Scotland.