12 July 1543 – Marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine Parr
Posted By Claire on July 12, 2012
On the 12th July 1543, in the Queen’s Closet at Hampton Court Palace, King Henry VIII married his sixth and final wife, Catherine Parr, or Lady Latimer as she was known.
You can read more about the marriage in my article from last year – 12 July 1543 – Henry VIII Marries Catherine Parr.
Also on this day in history…
- 1537 – Execution of Robert Aske, lawyer and rebel. He was hanged in chains outside Clifford’s Tower, the keep of York Castle. Aske was one of the leaders of the rebels in the 1536 northern uprising known as the Pilgrimage of Grace.