27 September 1501 – Catherine of Aragon leaves her native Spain

| September 27, 2016

27 September 1501 – Catherine of Aragon leaves her native Spain

On this day in history, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon of the 27th September 1501, Catherine of Aragon set sail for England from Laredo in Spain to marry Henry VII’s son and heir to the throne, Prince Arthur. Catherine had originally set sail from Coruna on the 17th August, but strong storms in the […]