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"'Divorced, beheaded, died...divorced, beheaded, survived...' you can hear this rhyme, recalling the order of Henry VIII's wives, like an endless respectful susurration on the lips of visitors to the historic places associated with them" (Prologue, pg. 1.)

"Even Henry's declared position as the male heir of the house of Lancaster was somewhat dubious on close inspection" (Part 1, Catherine of Aragon: Chapter 1, Arthur's Dearest Spouse, pg. 15.)

"Then there was the question of money, in short supply in Spain so that Ferdinand had never completed the payment of the second half of Catherine's dowry" (Part 1, Catherine of Aragon: Chapter 2, The Princess in his Power, pg. 35.)

"Six weeks after the death of the old King, on 11 June 1509, the new King, Henry VIII, married Catherine of Argon in the oratory of the friary church just outside the walls of Greenwich Palace" (Part 1, Catherine of Aragon: Chapter 3, Golden World, pg. 49.)

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