Catherine of Aragon: Henry’s Spanish Queen

Giles Tremlett


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Catherine of Aragon has always suffered in comparison to the heir – providing Jane Seymour or the eroticism of Anne Boleyn. But when Henry VIII married Catherine, she was an auburn-haired beauty with a passion she had inherited from her parents, Isabella and Ferdinand, the joint-rulers of Spain who had driven the Moors from their country.

About The Author

Giles Tremlett is the Guardian’s Madrid correspondent. He has lived in Spain – and written extensively about the country and its people – almost continuously since graduating from Oxford University thirty years ago. His books include Ghosts of Spain, described as a ‘brilliant evocation of Spain . . . vivid and sensitive’ (Spectator) and Catherine of Aragon, which BBC History Magazine called ‘Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand Spain.’

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Weight 390 g
Dimensions 197 × 130 × 30 mm



Faber & Faber

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