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Fifth Wife: Catherine Howard

The Family of Henry VIII

Fifth Wife: Catherine Howard

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Henry wed the teenage lady-in-waiting Catherine (c. 1524-1542) immediately after the annulment of his marriage to Anne of Cleves. By the next year, rumors were swirling of liaisons between the new queen and several young men. She was found guilty of treason and beheaded in 1542.

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