July 12 – Catherine Parr, Lady Latimer, marries King Henry VIII

| July 12, 2022

July 12 – Catherine Parr, Lady Latimer, marries King Henry VIII

On this day in Tudor history, 12th July 1543, the twice widowed Catherine Parr, Lady Latimer, married King Henry VIII as his sixth and final wife. The thirty-one-year-old Catherine married fifty-two-year-old Henry in the Queen’s Closet of the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace. In the video and transcript below, I share a contemporary account […]