12 July 1543 – Henry VIII marries for a sixth and final time

| July 12, 2017

On this day in history, 12th July 1543, King Henry VIII took Catherine Parr, Lady Latimer, as his sixth and final wife. The wedding took place in the Queen’s Closet of the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace, which can still be visited today, and was performed by Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester, and was […]

12 July 1543 – The King’s marriage to Catherine Parr

| July 12, 2016

12 July 1543 – The King’s marriage to Catherine Parr

On this day in history, 12th July 1543, King Henry VIII married his sixth and final wife, Catherine Parr, Lady Latimer, widow of John Neville, 3rd Baron Latimer of Snape in Yorkshire, in the Queen’s Closet at Hampton Court Palace. The chroniclers only mention the marriage in passing, giving few details: “In this yere, the […]

12 July 1543 – Henry VIII marries Catherine Parr, Lady Latimer

| July 12, 2015

12 July 1543 – Henry VIII marries Catherine Parr, Lady Latimer

On 12th July 1543, Henry VIII married Catherine Parr, Lady Latimer, in the Queen’s Closet at Hampton Court Palace. This was Henry VIII’s sixth and final marriage and Catherine was also not new to marriage, having been married and widowed twice before, firstly to Edward Burgh (or Borough), son of Sir Thomas Burgh and grandson […]

12 July 1543 – Henry VIII Marries his Sixth Wife, Catherine Parr

| July 12, 2013

12 July 1543 – Henry VIII Marries his Sixth Wife, Catherine Parr

On 12th July 1543, in the Queen’s Closet of the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, King Henry VIII married his sixth and final wife, Catherine Parr, Lady Latimer. The notorial attestation by Richard Watkins, the King’s prothonotary, can be found in Letters and Papers and gives details of the wedding, which was a small, private […]

12 July 1543 – Marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine Parr

| July 12, 2012

12 July 1543 – Marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine Parr

On the 12th July 1543, in the Queen’s Closet at Hampton Court Palace, King Henry VIII married his sixth and final wife, Catherine Parr, or Lady Latimer as she was known. You can read more about the marriage in my article from last year – 12 July 1543 – Henry VIII Marries Catherine Parr. Also […]