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Journeys with Will Shakespeare
JOURNEYS WITH WILL SHAKESPEARE
February 20, 2023 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
CATHERINE of ARAGON in "King Henry VIII"
Born in 1585, Catherine was the youngest
surviving child of Spanish Monarchs
Ferdinand II of Aragon and
Queen Isabella I of Castile.
She was betrothed at the age of three
Join us for an exploration of
to Arthur, Prince of Wales,
heir apparent to the English throne.
Educated & poised she married Arthur
in 1501 at age sixteen, but was
tragically widowed five months later.
In 1509 she married Arthur's younger brother,
King Henry VIII.
A quarter century marriage without a male heir
was illegally broken when Henry became
infatuated with Anne Boleyn.
Banished from court, she died at the age
of fifty-one, never having returned to Spain.
"Though unqueened, yet like/
a queen and daughter to a king, inter me."
"The First and Foremost Queen Consort"
Monday, February 20, 2023, 10:00 AM until 12:30 PM
On Zoom. Zoom link will be emailed a few days before the group meets.