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Why did Henry VIII marry Catherine of Aragon?

Why did Henry VIII marry Catherine of Aragon? After Elizabeth’s death, in an attempt to keep Catherine’s dowry the aging King Henry VII began negotiations to marry Catherine himself, though their plans had been obstructed by Catherine’s mother, Isabella of Castile. Upon the loss of Henry VII in April 1509, 17-year-old Henry acceded into the …

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