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A compelling account of the life of the Spanish Infanta who changed the course of Tudor history. Henry VIII is determined to marry Anne Boleyn and has instituted divorce proceedings against Catherine.

Yolanda Vazquez reads Giles Tremlett's new biography of Catherine of Aragon, the tenacious woman whose marriage lasted twice as long as those of Henry's five other wives put together.

Abridged by Alison Joseph
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Nov 2010 00:30
BBC Radio 4 FM only

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