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Catherine of Aragon Onyx Choker
A 16th century portrait, possibly of Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots; Margaret was the sister of Henry VIII of England.
An illustration of the Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon in 1509. Catherine wrote to her father, King Ferdinand, soon after, saying, "our time is spent in continuous festival". Soon after the coronation, Catherine conceived, but the child – a girl – was stillborn on 31 January 1510.
On this day in Tudor history in 1536, "The End (and beginning of the end) of Two Tudor Queens" : www.beingbess.blo... IMAGE: Catherine of Aragon's grave at Peterborough Cathedral.
Mary Tudor (18 March 1496 – 25 June 1533), the younger sister of Henry VIII of England, was Queen of France for the last three months of 1514. The daughter of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, Mary became the third wife of Louis XII of France, more than 30 years her senior. Following his death, she married Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. The marriage, which was performed secretly in France, took place without her brother's consent.