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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 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
Quite lovely.
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Luanna255 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
That's really beautiful!
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hogret Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011
Thanks!
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Opera-Babe18 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010
Katherine of Aragon was spelt with a "K"
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hogret Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010
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 Featured By Owner 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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hogret Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009
I'm keeping the collection intact for now - can't bear to part with them!
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mikimessedup Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
aww thats alright, they are lovely!
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Emerlist-Davjack Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2009
This series is so perect, it was difficult to pick a favourite. But I think I managed ;)
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claudiamm37 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2009  Professional General Artist
you've created such beautiful images of these poor women.
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