31 January 1510 – Catherine of Aragon Loses a Daughter

| January 31, 2013

On this day in 1510 disaster struck Catherine of Aragon and her first pregnancy. According to her confessor, Fray Diego, after suffering pain in her knee on the night of 30th January, Catherine “brought forth prematurely a daughter” on the morning of 31st January. Catherine’s biographer, Julia Fox, refers to this pregnancy as “disastrous”, but […]