The Wives of Henry VIII - Prologue and Part, Catherine of Aragon: Chapter 1, Arthur's Dearest Spouse and Chapter 2, The Princess in his Power Summary & Analysis

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Prologue and Part, Catherine of Aragon: Chapter 1, Arthur's Dearest Spouse and Chapter 2, The Princess in his Power Summary and Analysis

Antonia Fraser is a writer of historical biographies and fictional detective stories. This book is an ambitious attempt to separate the six wives of Henry VIII from their famous husband and to tell their stories, both good and bad.

In the prologue, the author sets about debunking myths. Many people believe they know the stories of the wives of Henry VIII, but much of what is known is historically wrong. The author explains that she is attempting to right these wrongs and show her readers who these women really were.

In Arthur's Dearest Spouse, Catherine of Aragon was born to Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon, the Catholic...

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