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1523 ca1542, Feb 13
Queen of England from 1540 until 1541, as the fifth wife of Henry VIII. Catherine (then 16 or 17) married Henry VIII (then 49) on 28 July 1540, at Oatlands Palace, in Surrey, almost immediately after the annulment of his marriage to Anne of Cleves was arranged. Catherine was stripped of her title as queen within 16 months, in November 1541. She was beheaded three months later, on the grounds of treason for committing adultery while married to the King.
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07/28/1540-English King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard, his fifth wife 
11/09/1541-Queen Catherine Howard confined in London Tower 
01/21/1542-Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Catherine Howard 
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