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    • Gary Eldredge

      Katherine Parr, Queen of England Katherine Parr's iconic portrait, attributed to the artist William Scrots. This was painted circa 1545, probably from life, when she was about 32 years old.

    • Ian Peter

      Catherine Parr (1512-1548), Queen of England – portrait attributed to William Scrots – c.1545.

    • Armida Padilla Taylor

      William Scrots (active 1537-1554) ~ Katherine Parr ~ c.1545 ~ Original in National Potrait Gallery ~ London ~ William Scrots was a painter of the Tudor court and an exponent of the Mannerist style of painting in the Netherlands. He is first heard of when appointed a court painter to Mary of Habsburg, Regent of the Netherlands, in 1537. He followed Hans Holbein as King's Painter to Henry VIII in 1546.

    • Haley Turner

      Catherine Parr was the last of King Henry's wives and she was married to him from July 12, 1543 to January 28, 1547 when he dies. After Henry's death she married Thomas Seymour, Edward's uncle, and had one child, Mary, and died after childbirth. Mary's history is unknown but she is thought to have dies as a toddler.

    • Mary Schupbach

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    • Rita

      Catherine Parr (Katherine, Katharine, Kateryn, Katheryne or Kathrine; 1512[1] – 5 September 1548) was queen of England as the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII of England, whom she married on 12 July 1543. She was the first queen consort of Ireland and the fourth commoner Henry had taken as his consort, and outlived him. She was also the most-married English queen, having had four husbands.

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