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.

King Henry VIII and His Six Wives—Love, Marriage, and Children

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.

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.

In search of Henry VIII's final queen: Sudeley Castle, and the sad story of Katherine Parr

In search of Henry VIII's final queen: Sudeley Castle, and the sad story of Katherine Parr

In search of Henry VIII& final queen: Sudeley Castle, and the sad story of Katherine Parr

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.

Catherine Parr - Wikipedia

Catherine Parr - Wikipedia

Wax figure of Katherine Parr 	At Madame Tussaud's, London; Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

Wax figure of Katherine Parr At Madame Tussaud's, London; Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

#7: Catherine Parr Queen of England Figurine

#7: Catherine Parr Queen of England Figurine

The music of Henry VIII's sixth wife Catherine Parr is performed for the first time in 470 years.

The music of Henry VIII's last wife brought to life

The music of Henry VIII's sixth wife Catherine Parr is performed for the first time in 470 years.

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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