Letter sent to Pope Clement VII by Henry VIII (and the 81 noblemen whose seals are affixed) to dissolve his marriage to Katherine of Aragon, 1530
Penshurst Place, Kent - the huge medieval Baron's Hall. This is where Anne of Cleves lived after annulment from her marriage to King Henry VIII. The original medieval house is one of the most complete examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England surviving in its original location.
Maria, Queen of Hungary. She was born in Brussels to Philip I of Castile "The Handsome" and Joanna "The Mad" of Castile. Her paternal grandparents were Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and his first wife Mary of Burgundy. Her maternal grandparents were Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella of Castile. She was the niece of Catherine of Aragon.
History's Turning Points - AD 1453 Siege of Constantinople ~ Write a summary discussing the political, religious, military, economic and social aspects of Constantinople at this time.
Catherine of Aragon | Queen of England |16 December 1485 – 7 January 1536) was Queen of England from 1509 until 1533 as the first wife of King Henry VIII; she was previously Princess of Wales as the wife of Prince Arthur. She was the daughter of Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon.
From 1100 peasants became serfs agriculture productivity fell. Tax revenues decreased. Middle eastern merchants lost ground to European ones. Islamic decline was gradual. Ottomans were beginning to build on of the most powerful empires. Go to page 498-499 and it describes the muslim's trade and how it built up.