Catherine of Aragon

Catherine of AragonCatherine of Aragon was the daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain. As a Spanish princess, it was important that she marry well, so at the of 3 she was betrothed to Arthur, the oldest son of Henry VII of England. When he died, she married his younger brother, Henry VIII.

Sadly, although she and Henry had a daughter, Mary, Henry needed a son and would stop at nothing to get one. He divorced Catherine and married Anne Boleyn.


Catherine of Aragon Notebooking Page

Catherine of Aragon Notebooking Page

Did you know that the ghost of Catherine of Aragon is said to haunt Castle Lodge, Ludlow, where the young bride stayed during her first marriage to Arthur, Prince of Wales? Find out some more interesting facts about her and write them on these notebooking pages.

Tudor Family Tree

Tudor Family Tree

 Our simple Tudor Family Tree printable shows the Tudor family - which had arguably three of the strongest monarchs ever to sit on the English throne: Henry VII, his son Henry VIII, and his daughter Elizabeth I. 

Wives Of Henry VIII Rhyme Worksheet

Wives Of Henry VIII Rhyme Worksheet

Here's a Tudor history worksheet with a difference! The rhyme "Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived" tells the story of King Henry VIII and his many young wives. Can the kids match the wives to their place in the rhyme?

Wives Of Henry VIII Worksheet

Wives Of Henry VIII Worksheet

One of the things that Henry VIII is remembered for most is having six wives! Can the children find out about who they were, why he married them and what happened to them? They can fill in their research on this worksheet...

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