Digging Into History, Wisdom Reblogged

Letter From Catherine Of Aragon To King Ferdinand II About Prince Arthur (1502 CE)

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When Catherine Of Aragon wrote a heartfelt plea to her father, she held the title of Princess of Wales through her marriage to Prince Arthur of England. The couple had not been married long before the prince’s untimely death in 1502 at Ludlow Castle.

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