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Katherine Howard (b. 1521, d. 13 Feb 1541/42)Katherine Howard (daughter of Lord Edmund Howard and Joyce Culpeper) was born 1521, and died 13 Feb 1541/42 in London, England.She married Henry VIII on 28 Jul 1540 in London, England.
Notes for Katherine Howard:
She was one of the ill-fated wives of Henry VIII.As was her cousin Anne Boleyn, who's daughter was Elizabeth 1.
Catherine was one of 10 children of Joyce Culpeper and Lord Edmund Howard.
King Henry VIII first became attracted to the young girl Catherine in 1540, when he was seeking to end
end his politically motivated marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled on July 9 and on July 28 he and Catherine were privately married. He publically acknowledge her as Queen on August 8.
Over the next 14 months Henry appeared to be much enamored of his young Bride. But shortly thereafter, based on charges of infidelity, Henry beheaded Catherine and her two accused lovers, including a distant cousin, Thomas Culpeper.
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Marriage: 28 Jul 1540, London, England.