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First Wife: Catherine of Aragon

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First Wife: Catherine of Aragon

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The daughter of Spanish rulers Ferdinand and Isabella, Catherine (1485-1536) was the widow of Henry's older brother Arthur. Between 1510 and 1518, she gave birth to six children, but all except Mary were stillborn or died in infancy. Henry had their marriage annulled amid much controversy in 1533.

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