The coronation robe of Catherine of Aragon forms part of the Throckmorton collection.

catherine of aragon robe 2 Coughton Court, Warwickshire A cope worked by Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII, forms part of the Throckmorton collection

On this day in history- Jun 11, 1509:  Henry VIII marries first wife Catherine of Aragon.

May On this day in history the Legatine Court at Blackfriars opened, presided over by Cardinal Campeggio. The purpose of the court was to hear the matter of Henry VIII’s desire for an annulment of his marriage to Katherine of Aragon.

Catherine of Aragon was the first wife of Henry VIII and consort. Six pregnancies produced only one surviving child, Princess Mary (later Queen Mary I). She was the heir presumptive, at a time when there was no precedent for a woman on the throne. The Pope refused to allow the annulment of Henry's marriage to Catherine. The refusal set off a chain reaction that led Henry to break with the Roman Catholic Church, the establishment of an independent Church in England and his marriage to Anne…

Portrait length color image of Catherine of Aragon aka. Catalina de Aragón, by George Stuart.

The coronation robe of Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII, forms part of the Throckmorton collection.

catherine of aragon robe 1 Coughton Court, Warwickshire A cope worked by Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII, forms part of the Throckmorton collection

Portrait of Queen Isabella I of Castile mother of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon.

A pregnant Queen Isabella I of Castile mother of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon.

Stained Glass window showing Catherine of Aragon    St. Margaret's Church, Westminster. This may date from Catherine's lifetime.

Stained Glass window showing Catherine of Aragon St. This may date from Catherine's lifetime.

The noble tryumphaunt coronacyon of quene Anne/ wyfe unto the noble kynge Henry viii

Coronation emblem of Queen Anne Boleyn. Probably a reconstruction by Roland Hui. I am grateful to Lucy Churchill for this information and for her suggestion of the Anne Boleyn Files for more information.

TOMB DETAIL OF KATHERINE OF ARAGON.  HER TOMB SURVIVED THE DESTRUCTION OF CROMWELL'S GOVERNMENT.

Katherine of Aragon, tomb detail. England Resting place of Queen Katherine of Aragon

This attractive badge shows the Tudor rose and pomegranate joined together.  Replica pewter site

This attractive badge shows the Tudor rose and pomegranate joined together…

A portrait miniature of an aging Queen Catherine of Aragon, by Horenbout.

Katharine of Aragon, by Lucas Horenbout. This miniature portrait captures the queen around the time Anne Boleyn first appeared at the English court.

The Aragon Chasuble, 1534-1536. By tradition, this chasuble and other vestments in the High Mass set were made by Queen Katherine of Aragon when imprisoned in the years before her death.

The Aragon Chasuble, By tradition, this chasuble and other vestments in the High Mass set were made by Queen Catherine of Aragon when imprisoned by Henry VIII.

Edward IV, Father of Elizabeth of York, maternal grandfather of Henry VIII, Arthur, Margaret, and Mary Tudor.

Edward IV Father of Elizabeth of York, maternal grandfather of Henry VIII, Arthur, Margaret, and Mary Tudor.

The needlework of Catherine of Aragon by felicityfaery, via Flickr

"""The needlework of Catherine of Aragon at Coughton Court"""" ----Research more on this later, another pin lists this as the coronation robes of CofA, not her personal needlework.

A Coronation Book for Queen Anne Boleyn The coronation book on this web site is a transcription done by hand of Wynkin de Worde’s pamphlet. The book (measuring 4” x 5”) was done on calfskin vellum with illustrations and miniature portraits in watercolor. Gold leaf was applied throughout.-Read online!

A Coronation Book for Queen Anne Boleyn. The book (measuring x was done on calfskin vellum with illustrations and miniature portraits in watercolor. Gold leaf was applied throughout.

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