May 1509-1513 Henry Marries Catherine
Marriage of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
On 24 Jun 1509 Henry VIII was crowned VIII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey. Catherine of Aragon was created Queen Consort England.
Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde and Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk attended. Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland was knighted. Robert Dymoke attended as the Kings's Champion. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex was created Knight of the Bath and served as Lord Sewer.
Birth and Death of Prince Henry
On 01 Jan 1511 Henry Tudor Duke Cornwall was born to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon at Richmond Palace. Henry Tudor Duke Cornwall was appointed as Duke Cornwall. .
In Feb 1511 Henry VIII celebrated the birth of his son by holding a magnificent tournament at Westminster. The challengers included Henry VIII who fought as Cuere Loyall, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter as Bon Vouloir, Edward Neville as Joyeulx Penser, Thomas Knyvet as Valiant Desyr and Thomas Tyrrell.
On Day 1 of the tournament the Answerers included: William Parr 1st Baron Parr Horton, Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent, Thomas Cheney, Richard Blount and Robert Morton.
On Day 2 of the tournament the Answerers included: Richard Tempest, Thomas Lucy, Henry Guildford, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Richard Grey, Leonard Grey 1st Viscount Grane, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Edmund Howard and Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire.