The Wives of Henry VIII - Part 5, Catherine Parr: Chapter 17, Necessity and the Widow, Chapter 18, Obedient to Husbands, Chapter 19, Farewell Admirable Queen, and Epilogue, What the King Lusted Summary & Analysis

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Part 5, Catherine Parr: Chapter 17, Necessity and the Widow, Chapter 18, Obedient to Husbands, Chapter 19, Farewell Admirable Queen, and Epilogue, What the King Lusted Summary and Analysis

IN Necessity and the Widow, for a time after the execution of Katherine Howard, it was thought the King would remarry Anna of Cleves. However, this was never even a consideration for the King. Growing older and having more frequent bouts of fever from his ulcerated legs, the King stopped hoping for another male heir. In 1543, King Henry became enamored with Catherine Parr, the widow of Lord Latimer. Latimer was Catherine's second husband. Her first, Edward Borough, was son of Queen Anne Boleyn's chamberlain. Both marriages were childless for Catherine even though she inherited several of Lord Latimer's children...

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