Catherine of Aragon Timeline
1485 - 1536
Life of Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII of England and mother of Mary I of England.
15 Dec 1485
Catherine of Aragon, future wife of Henry VIII of England, is born.
Henry VII of England and King Ferdinand II of Aragon arrange for their children, Prince Arthur and Princess Catherine of Aragon, to marry at a future date.
14 Nov 1501
Prince Arthur of England and Princess Catherine of Aragon marry.
2 Apr 1502
Prince Arthur of England, first husband of Catherine of Aragon, dies of illness.
Henry VII of England arranges for his second son Henry (future Henry VIII of England) to marry Catherine of Aragon at a future date.
11 Jun 1509
Prince Henry (future Henry VIII of England) marries Catherine of Aragon.
18 Feb 1516
Birth of Mary, daughter of Henry VIII of England and Catherine of Aragon. She is the future Mary I of England.
Cardinal Lorenzo Campeggio presides over a special court to decide the annulment of the first marriage of Henry VIII of England. No decision is reached.
Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor over Henry VIII of England's plans to remarry.
25 Jan 1533
Henry VIII of England marries his second wife, Anne Boleyn, in secret.
23 May 1533
Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury formally annuls Henry VIII of England’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon.
1 Jun 1533
Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII of England, is crowned Queen of England.
30 Apr 1534
Parliament passes the Act of Succession which declares Henry VIII of England's daughter Mary (with Catherine of Aragon) illegitimate.
9 Jan 1536
Death from cancer of Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII of England.