Catherine Howard (b. - c.1530)

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  • Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, KG, PC, Earl Marshal (1473 – 25 August 1554) was a prominent Tudor politician ....
  • 'Although there is debate on the topic, it appears that Norfolk had another daughter Katherine, who was briefly married to Norfolk's ward, Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, and died on 15 March 1530.[1]
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Howard,_3rd_Duke_of_Norfolk
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  • 'Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby KG (c. 10 May 1509 – 24 October 1572) was an English nobleman.
  • At the age of thirteen, Edward received the titles and estates of his father, the 2nd Earl of Derby, and King Henry VIII took responsibility for bringing him up until he was of age. His commissioners, including Cardinal Thomas Wolsey were responsible for most of his affairs.
  • In 1528, he accompanied Cardinal Wolsey on a mission to France, and in 1530, he was one of the peers who gave Pope Clement VII the declaration regarding Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. 'That same year Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk bought the remaining year of Edward Stanley's wardship and married him, without the King's permission, to his daughter, Katherine Howard. The King rebuked Norfolk, but allowed the marriage; unfortunately, Katherine fell victim to the plague a few weeks later'. Undeterred, Norfolk arranged for a marriage between his half sister, Dorothy Howard, and Edward Stanley.[1] ....
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Stanley,_3rd_Earl_of_Derby
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