Catherine of Aragon
Catherine 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.
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.
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.
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?