22 February – Marie de Guise, who avoided marrying Henry VIII, and Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII lose their baby boy

| February 22, 2022

22 February – Marie de Guise, who avoided marrying Henry VIII, and Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII lose their baby boy

On this day in Tudor history, 22nd February 1540, twenty-four-year-old Marie de Guise, or Mary of Guise, queen consort of King James V of Scotland, was crowned queen at Holyrood Abbey. Did you know that Henry VIII was keen on making Marie de Guise his fourth wife? She declined, saying that her neck was small! […]