World History Minute: Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon (June 11, 1509)

World History Minute: Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon (June 11, 1509)
World History Minute: Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon (June 11, 1509)

World History Minute: Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon (June 11, 1509)

On June 11, 1509, King Henry VIII of England married the Spanish princess Catherine of Aragon—his sister-in-law. WBEZ history blogger John Schmidt fills us in on this day in history. (Photo: Wikimedia).