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Tammy Mickle-Hopkins
Tammy Mickle-Hopkins • 2 years ago

Katherine Parr was the sixth and last wife of Henry VIII. She was different than Henry’s other wives in that sense that she had a caring and motherly nature, which is exactly what Henry needed during his aging years. Henry was 51-years-old when Kathryn Howard was executed; he was getting sick and suffering from an ulcerated leg. Katherine acted as a nursing companion during Henry’s remaining years. Birth: 1512 Married: 12 July 1543 Widowed: 28 Janary 1547 Died: 5 September 1548

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