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Katherine Parr: The Sixth Wife

  • 29 April
Katherine Parr: The Sixth Wife

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Fri 29 Apr

Alison Weir, historian and author of the Sunday Times bestselling Six Tudor Queens series, recounts the story of Henry VIII’s last wife – Katharine Parr, the Queen who survived him.

Described as an ’incomparable woman’, she became his wife in 1543. Twice widowed and in love with someone else, she was also a closet heretic who risked burning at the stake if her secret was discovered. Despite the dangerous deceptions that clouded her married life, they forged a relationship based on love and respect.

She narrowly missed becoming the third wife of Henry’s to suffer execution, only escaping because a warrant was dropped in a palace gallery.

Friday 29 April



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