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CHILDHOOD She was born on December 16, 1485, in the ArchbishopsPalace, in Alcara de Heneres, Spain Her parents were Ferdinand II and Isabella I of Castile, the rulersof Spain She was betrothed to Prince Arthur of Wales at age three She had red hair, blue eyes, and a round face
FIRST MARRIAGE She married Arthur, Prince of Wales, at fifteen Their wedding was in St. Paul’s Cathedral The couple traveled to Wales In Wales they got the sweating sickness, the symptoms of it weresudden, and death would often come in only hours after Arthur died of either that or tuberculosis on April 2, 1502
SECOND MARRIAGE She decided to marry Arthur’s younger brother, Henry They got married when Catherine was twenty-three Henry became King Henry VIII of England They had six kids, two were stillborn and the rest died soonafter, except Mary. King Henry VIII thought it was a sin to marry his brother’swidow
ANNULMENT King Henry decided to try for annulment Catherine did not want to annul, so she sent Pope Clement VII aletter asking him to decline Henry’s request King Henry got annulment on May 23, 1533, by the Archbishopof Canterbury Catherine and Mary were exiled
AFTER ANNULMENT Catherine and her daughter were exiled for the rest of Catherine’slife She died on January 7, 1536, She was buried in Peterborough Cathedral
AFTER CATHERINE King Henry VIII had six wives Mary became Queen Mary I of England and Ireland