The Spanish Princess tells the story of Catherine of Aragon as she comes to England for her marriage to Arthur, Prince of Wales and his subsequent death. The series is set to premiere on STARZ on 5 May 2019.
The story of the White Queen and the White Princess continues with the Spanish Princess this spring. But…. why does Prince Henry look like a grown man?
Queen Now that she was Queen, she needed to perform a Queen’s most important task. She needed to provide him with a male heir. She was already pregnant, and so the future looked promising. On Whit Sunday, 1 June 1533, Anne Boleyn received a magnificent coronation while she was around six months pregnant. They probably [read more]
British actress Charlotte Hope will star as Catherine of Aragon in Starz’s “The Spanish Princess,” which follows “The White Queen” and “The White Princess.” “The Spanish Princess” will chronicle Catherine’s first marriage to Arthur, Prince of Wales and her situation after his early death. Charlotte has previously appeared in Game of Thrones as Ramsay Bolton’s sadistic [read more]
Read part one here. On 11 June 1509, Catherine finally became Queen of England, as the wife of King Henry VIII. Preparations immediately began for a joint coronation, and they were crowned on 24 June 1509 in Westminster Abbey. It was a happy match and Catherine was soon pregnant with her first child. On the [read more]
Catherine of Aragon, or Catalina as she was known in her youth, was born on 16 December 1485 as the daughter of Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon. She was the last of her parents’ five surviving children. The young Princess had a maid, Elena de Carmona, whose bed was situated next to [read more]