Birth of Henry, Duke of Cornwall – New Year’s Day 1511

| January 1, 2012

Birth of Henry, Duke of Cornwall – New Year’s Day 1511

On this day in history, by 1.30 in the morning on the 1st January 1511, Catherine of Aragon had given birth to a son, an heir to the throne of England. He was baptised ‘Henry’ after his father and grandfather in a ceremony four days later at the Chapel of the Observant Friars at Richmond. […]