Catherine of Aragon was born on December 16, 1485. Catherine was first married to Henry VIII’s brother, widowed, and then married to Henry VIII. Catherine had four children. The first was a premature daughter, the second and boy that lived for 52 days, third that was a miscarriage, and fourth, Mary Tudor. Wanting a son, Henry asked the pope for an annulment, he denied them. So Henry got the Archbishop of Canterbury to grant the annulment. Catherine died on January 7, 1536 as Princess Dowager.