She Knit a Catherine Howard Doll and Yes, She’s Beheaded
“Imagine being courted by someone who is not only far older than you, but also incredibly fat, smelly, and has previously disposed of four previous wives. Not only that, but imagine if you had to marry the man. Poor young Catherine Howard, became the 5th wife of Henry VIII when she was somewhere between the ages of 15 and 19.” She was beheaded soon after.
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