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2 January 1492 and 1536

| January 2, 2017

Two of my “on this day in history” posts that I post daily on the Anne Boleyn Files Facebook page are linked to Catherine of Aragon today. On this day in history, 2nd January 1536, Eustace Chapuys, the imperial ambassador, arrived at the dying Catherine of Aragon’s bedside in Kimbolton Castle. You can read Chapuys’ […]

My Visit to the Alhambra in Granada, Spain

| July 24, 2013

My Visit to the Alhambra in Granada, Spain

I am lucky enough to live quite near to the historic city of Granada in Andalucia, Spain, home of the beautiful Alhambra. I have visited it many times and each time I go I think of Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII, who spent time a couple of years there there before […]