The Royal Doulton Catherine of Aragon HN3233 Figure features Catherine, dressed in her royal blue and forest green gown with white fur cuffs. She is wearing a broach in the center of her bodice and the lower half of the gown is covered in a delicate hand-painted pattern, showing the artists attention to detail. Catherine is shown in a moment of relaxation, sitting on a wooden bench, with a pillow to her side, as she plays a card game. The pillow has several cards laid out upon it and she is holding a single card in her right hand. She has a small monkey sitting on her lap which she holds with her left hand.Catherine of Aragon was King Henry’s first wife. They married in 1509, had one child in 1516 and divorced in 1533.
King Henry VIII ruled over England from April 21, 1509 January 28, 1547. During his reign he took on six wives, each of whom made a lasting mark on history as well. Royal Doulton’s Six Wives of Henry VIII series brings them all together and into your home.
The Tudors encompass one of the most exciting periods in English history. The Tudor dynasty (1485 1603) includes celebrated kings and queens like Henry VIII and his six famous wives. Each of Henrys wives had a significant impact on English history. The unique marriage of skill and artistry is captured in each limited edition figure. Months of research was done to achieve the exceptional detailing found in each regal costume.