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Catherine, (?1520-1542)

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  • Howard (Also known as)
Surname: Catherine
Gender: Female
Date: ?1520-1542
Title: Queen of Henry VIII, nee Howard
History: Married secretly to King Henry in July 1540, and acknowledged in August. A statement of her former intimacy with Henry Mannock and Francis Dereham given to the king 2 Nov 1541. All persons supposed privy to her misconduct imprisoned; Dereham sentenced to death. She was taken to the Tower and beheaded 13 Feb 1542.
References: DNB; NCA Rules
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c1422-c1553: Exchequer, Augmentation Office, Queens' Councils
The National Archives, Kew
1541 Apr 22-1542 Apr 21: Special oyer and terminer roll and file. Principal defendants and charges: Thomas...
The National Archives, Kew

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