Katherine Parr: A Protestant and Reformed Queen (1512-1548)


Katherine Parr,1 the last of the six wives of Henry
VIII, was born around 1512, three years into the reign of King Henry VIII, who had
succeeded his father, King Henry VII, to the throne of
England in 1509. She was the first child of Sir Thomas Parr, of Kendal, and
Maud, daughter of Sir Thomas Green, who was then seventeen years