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Unfortunate Wives I by hogret Unfortunate Wives I by hogret
Henry VIII had six wives, remembered in sequence as follows:
Divorced, Beheaded, Died. Divorced, Beheaded, Survived.

This is Catherine of Aragon, Henry's first wife.
A Spanish princess, married off to his older brother first, and then to Henry when her first husband died.
Henry annulled his marriage with her so that he could marry Anne Boleyn.

Artists Trading Card - first in a series of Henry's Unfortunate Wives

Washi paper, gesso portrait, acrylics, glitter glue, gel and gold pens

Available for trade
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JuliannasFreedom Jun 11, 2013
Quite lovely.
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:iconluanna255:
That's really beautiful!
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:iconopera-babe18:
Katherine of Aragon was spelt with a "K"
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:iconhogret:
Spelling in those days was erratic - her proper name was actually Catalina and it was variously Anglicized to Catherine, Katherine, and Katharine. Confusing, huh?
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mikimessedup Aug 29, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
oh my; i haven't seen your tutor series, how could I miss them! they're all beautiful, this one especially.
I'd love to have a piece of the collection, may we trade, when I find a suitable address etc... (I'm still working on it)
(:
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:iconhogret:
I'm keeping the collection intact for now - can't bear to part with them!
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mikimessedup Aug 30, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
aww thats alright, they are lovely!
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:iconemerlist-davjack:
This series is so perect, it was difficult to pick a favourite. But I think I managed ;)
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claudiamm37 Aug 15, 2009  Professional General Artist
you've created such beautiful images of these poor women.
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