Kateryn Parr

On this day, 5 September 1548, Queen Dowager Kateryn Parr died after giving birth to a daughter, Mary Seymour, only six days earlier on 30 August.

Kateryn Parr
Hastings Portrait

Her book Prayers or Meditations became the first book published by an English queen under her own name.

She was married four times, making her the most married queen in English history.

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