October 5 – The future Mary I gets betrothed as part of a treaty between Henry VIII and Francis I

| October 5, 2022

October 5 – The future Mary I gets betrothed as part of a treaty between Henry VIII and Francis I

On this day in Tudor history, 5th October 1518, at Greenwich Palace, Princess Mary (the future Mary I), daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, became betrothed. The two-year-old princess was betrothed to Francis (François), the Dauphin of France, who was just a few months old. The betrothal between Mary and Francis was part […]

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