2 January 1536 – Chapuys arrives at the dying Catherine of Aragon’s bedside

| January 2, 2016

2 January 1536 – Chapuys arrives at the dying Catherine of Aragon’s bedside

On 2nd January 1536, Eustace Chapuys, the imperial ambassador, arrived at the dying Catherine of Aragon’s bedside in Kimbolton Castle. He wrote to Emperor Charles V on 9th January of his four-day visit to Catherine: “As I stated in my despatch of the 30th of December ult°., almost immediately after closing it I mounted my […]