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Arthur, Prince of Wales

Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486–1502), was the eldest son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York and the elder brother of Henry VIII. At the age of 15 he was married to Catherine of Aragon and set up court at Ludlow. Five months later he was dead of consumption and buried in Worcester cathedral. It is doubtful whether the marriage was ever consummated and Catherine married Henry VIII in 1509.

J. A. Cannon

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