Book that belonged to Katherine Parr, with her signature on the bottom right side.

Book that belonged to Katherine Parr, with her signature on the bottom right side.

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Catherine Parr (Katherine, Kateryn, Katheryne or Kathrine); 1512[1] – 5 September 1548) was Queen consort of England and Ireland and the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII of England. She married Henry VIII on 12 July 1543. She was the fourth commoner Henry had taken as his consort, and outlived him. She was also the most-married English queen, as she had a total of four husbands.

Catherine Parr (Katherine, Kateryn, Katheryne or Kathrine); 1512[1] – 5 September 1548) was Queen consort of England and Ireland and the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII of England. She married Henry VIII on 12 July 1543. She was the fourth commoner Henry had taken as his consort, and outlived him. She was also the most-married English queen, as she had a total of four husbands.

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Katherine Parr, Sixth Wife of King Henry VIII... Actually can trace our family back to a cousin of hers!

Katherine Parr, Sixth Wife of King Henry VIII... Actually can trace our family back to a cousin of hers!

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Catherine Parr (1512-1548), last and sixth wife of Henry VIII of England. Formerly thought to be Lady Jane Grey. Master John, ca. 1544-1545.

Catherine Parr (1512-1548), last and sixth wife of Henry VIII of England. Formerly thought to be Lady Jane Grey. Master John, ca. 1544-1545.

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Katherine Parr. Part of the images of the wives of Henry VIII, this shows the face and bodice of Katherine Parr in a gorgeous French hood and mid-century dress.

Katherine Parr. Part of the images of the wives of Henry VIII, this shows the face and bodice of Katherine Parr in a gorgeous French hood and mid-century dress.

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Most unaware that Catherine Parr was a descendant of royalty.Her father's paternal lineage linked her back to William "the Lion" of Scotland and other Scottish nobility.Through her paternal grandmother,Lady Elizabeth FitzHugh, Catherine Parr was a direct descendant of King Edward III of England (House of Plantagenet) and Philippa of Hainault,Queen consort of England through their son Prince John of Gaunt,Duke of Lancaster/Plantagenet and his mistress, later wife, Katherine Swynford née Roët.

Most unaware that Catherine Parr was a descendant of royalty.Her father's paternal lineage linked her back to William "the Lion" of Scotland and other Scottish nobility.Through her paternal grandmother,Lady Elizabeth FitzHugh, Catherine Parr was a direct descendant of King Edward III of England (House of Plantagenet) and Philippa of Hainault,Queen consort of England through their son Prince John of Gaunt,Duke of Lancaster/Plantagenet and his mistress, later wife, Katherine Swynford née Roët.

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The six badges, Personal Emblems, of the wives of Henry VIII.-Left to right:   Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of Spain.  Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon.  Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality,  Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves.  Kathryn Howard: The Tudor Rose.  Catherine Parr: Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.

The six badges, Personal Emblems, of the wives of Henry VIII.-Left to right: Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of Spain. Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon. Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality, Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves. Kathryn Howard: The Tudor Rose. Catherine Parr: Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.

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Catherine Parr’s Blue Gown (Young Bess, 1953) - If I'd had money in the Middle Ages, this would have been my style!

Catherine Parr’s Blue Gown (Young Bess, 1953) - If I'd had money in the Middle Ages, this would have been my style!

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Katherine Parr - Catherine Parr (1512 – 5 September 1548), also spelled Kateryn, was the sixth and last wife of Henry VIII, 1543–1547.

Katherine Parr - Catherine Parr (1512 – 5 September 1548), also spelled Kateryn, was the sixth and last wife of Henry VIII, 1543–1547.

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