Catherine of Aragon

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ISBN 9780571235124 Format Paperback
9780571235124
Paperback
Published 01/04/2011 Length 496 pages
496

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In 1501 a fifteen-year old Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, rode out from the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada. Ahead lay a journey to distant England, marriage to the Prince of Wales - and eventually a crucial place in English history, as the first wife of Henry VIII. Bold at war, loved by the people and obstinate under attack, Catherine's battle against divorce and Anne Boleyn changed the life of England forever.

Giles Tremlett's new biography is the first in more than four decades dedicated to this tenacious woman and it draws on fresh material from Spanish archives to trace the dramatic events of her life through Catherine's own eyes.

Click here to download Giles Tremlett's footnotes to Catherine of Aragon.

In 1501 a fifteen-year old Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, rode out from the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada. Ahead lay a journey to distant England, marriage to the Prince of Wales - and eventually a crucial place in English history, as the first wife of Henry VIII. Bold at war, loved by the people and obstinate under attack, Catherine's battle against divorce and Anne Boleyn changed the life of England forever. Giles Tremlett's new biography is the first in more than four decades dedicated to this tenacious woman and it draws on fresh material from Spanish archives to trace the dramatic events of her life through Catherine's own eyes. Click here to download Giles Tremlett's footnotes to Catherine of Aragon.
  • About Giles Tremlett

    Giles Tremlett is the Guardian's Madrid correspondent. He has lived in, and written extensively about, Spain almost continuously since graduating from Oxford University twenty years ago.

    His first book was GHOSTS OF SPAIN: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past.

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