Person:Catherine Howard (6)

Catherine Howard
b.Abt 1521
  1. Margaret HowardAbt 1515 - 1572
  2. Sir George HowardAbt 1519 - 1580
  3. Catherine HowardAbt 1521 - 1542
  4. Henry Howard, Esq.
  5. Mary Howard
  6. Charles Howard
m. 28 Jul 1540
Facts and Events
Name Catherine Howard
Alt Name Katheryn _____
Gender Female
Birth[1] Abt 1521
Marriage 28 Jul 1540 to King Henry VIII of England
Death[1] 13 Feb 1542 Tower Hill, London, Englandbeheaded
Reference Number? Q188926?

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Catherine Howard ( – 13 February 1542) was Queen of England from 1540 until 1541, as the fifth wife of Henry VIII. She (then aged 16 or 17) married him (then 49) on 28 July 1540, at Oatlands Palace, in Surrey, almost immediately after the annulment of his marriage to Anne of Cleves was arranged.

Catherine was stripped of her title as queen within 16 months, in November 1541. She was beheaded three months later, on the grounds of treason for committing adultery while married to Henry VIII, similarly to Anne Boleyn.

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