Catherine commissioned by , and Vives dedicated the book, controversial at the time, to the Queen in 1523.
Henry was so enraged by this that he wrote a long Latin address to the legates in answer to Fisher's speech.
Privately, however, she was aware of what she identified as the shortcomings of the papacy and church officialdom.
Rarely were names, particularly first names, written in an exact manner during the sixteenth century and it is evident from Catherine's own letters that she endorsed different variations.
I haven't even told my mum yet.
Catherine was born at the near Madrid, on the early hours of 16 December 1485.