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.

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

She is often seen as the least significant of Henry VIII's six queens - but Katherine Parr was an intriguing woman whose melancholy story will be told this weekend at Sudeley Castle...

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.

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

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.

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.

she's almost the perfect imitation of a middle aged Elsie Georgia Beckett - Queen Regent, Gold Councilwoman FAMILY: Wife of King James Beckett (DECEASED), Mother of: Prince Isaac Beckett, Princess Rosalind Beckett

she's almost the perfect imitation of a middle aged Elsie Georgia Beckett - Queen Regent, Gold Councilwoman FAMILY: Wife of King James Beckett (DECEASED), Mother of: Prince Isaac Beckett, Princess Rosalind Beckett

As I was taught in school: Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived ~ Six Wives of Henry VIII (Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard, and Catherine Parr)

As I was taught in school: Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived ~ Six Wives of Henry VIII (Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard, and Catherine Parr)

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