Catherine Parr

1512 - 1548

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Catherine Parr, sometimes alternatively spelled Katherine, Katheryn, Kateryn or Katharine (c. August 1512 – 5 September 1548), was Queen of England and Ireland (1543–47) as the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII, and the final queen consort of the House of Tudor. She married him on 12 July 1543, and outlived him by a year and eight months. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Catherine Parr has received more than 6,008,380 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Catherine Parr is the 59th most popular companion (up from 61st in 2019), the 224th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 243rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular British Companion.

Catherine Parr was the sixth and final wife of King Henry VIII. She is most famous for being the last of his wives and for being the only one to outlive him.

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Among companions, Catherine Parr ranks 59 out of 687Before her are Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Tughril, Isabeau of Bavaria, Catherine Howard, Claude of France, and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg. After her are Bathsheba, Guinevere, Mordred, Isabella of Portugal, Antinous, and Maria Feodorovna.

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Among people born in 1512, Catherine Parr ranks 3Before her are Gerardus Mercator and James V of Scotland. After her are Judah Loew ben Bezalel, Henry, King of Portugal, Niccolò dell'Abbate, Manco Inca Yupanqui, Devlet I Giray, Robert Recorde, Mikołaj "the Red" Radziwiłł, Diego Laynez, and Prospero Fontana. Among people deceased in 1548, Catherine Parr ranks 1After her are Sigismund I the Old, Gonzalo Pizarro, Juan Diego, and Juan de Zumárraga.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Catherine Parr ranks 224 out of 6,924Before her are Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), Joe Cocker (1944), J. K. Rowling (1965), Keith Richards (1943), Edward the Black Prince (1330), and Anthony Giddens (1938). After her are Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545), James Hunt (1947), Julie Andrews (1935), John Law (1671), Mordred (null), and Francis Galton (1822).

Among COMPANIONS In United Kingdom

Among companions born in United Kingdom, Catherine Parr ranks 10Before her are Elizabeth of York (1466), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Anne Hathaway (1556), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), and Catherine Howard (1523). After her are Mordred (null), Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), Margaret Tudor (1489), Mary of Teck (1867), Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901), and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887).