Catherine of Valois
Born: Oct 27, 1401 AD
Died: 1437 AD, at 35 years of age.
1401 - Born on October 27th in Paris. Catherine of Valois, daughter of the King of France.
1420 - Married to Henry V of England on June 2nd.
1421 - Catherine of Valois was crowned Queen of England at Westminster Abbey in February.
- The son of Catherine and Henry, the future Henry VI, was born in December.
1423 - After the death of her husband, Henry V, Catherine of Valois began a secret relationship with Owen Tudor, a Welsh squire.
1428 - Parliament reacted to the rumors about this relationship by forbidding Catherine from marrying without consent of the king and the council.
1436 - Owen Tudor was imprisoned and Catherine retired to Bermondsey Abbey.
1437 - Died on January 3rd in London.
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