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25 June – Catherine of Aragon and Prince Henry are betrothed

On 25th June 1503, the widowed Catherine of Aragon got betrothed to Prince Henry, second son of King Henry VII.

Find out more about this, the plans for their marriage, and what happened, in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts...

Here is a more detailed video on their betrothal:

Also on this day in Tudor history, 25th June 1533, Mary Tudor, former Queen of France, wife of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and sister of King Henry VIII, died at her home in Suffolk. She was just thirty-seven years old. You can find out more about Mary’s ill-health, her death and funeral, in this video:

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