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.

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.

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.

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.

Catherine Parr's hair! The paper reads "Hair of Queen Catherine Parr, Last Consort of Henry, the night she dyed September 5th 1548" This is on display at Sudeley.

Catherine Parr's hair! The paper reads "Hair of Queen Catherine Parr, Last Consort of Henry, the night she dyed September 5th 1548" This is on display at Sudeley.

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

A lock of hair believed to belong to Catherine Parr The inscription reads "Hair of Queen Catherine Parr, last consort of Henry,  the night she dyed September 5th 1548" was in the Chapel of Sudeley Chapel

A lock of hair believed to belong to Catherine Parr The inscription reads "Hair of Queen Catherine Parr, last consort of Henry, the night she dyed September 5th 1548" was in the Chapel of Sudeley Chapel

Catherine Howard (1523-1542) was Queen of England & the 5th wife of King Henry VIII. They married in 1540 almost immediately after the annulment of his marriage to Anne of Cleves. However Catherine Howard was beheaded after less than two years of marriage to Henry on the grounds of treason for committing adultery while married to the King.

Catherine Howard (1523-1542) was Queen of England & the 5th wife of King Henry VIII. They married in 1540 almost immediately after the annulment of his marriage to Anne of Cleves. However Catherine Howard was beheaded after less than two years of marriage to Henry on the grounds of treason for committing adultery while married to the King.

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