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Reviews and bookish conversation with author Samantha Wilcoxson.

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On This Day in History: Another Stillborn Birth for Catherine

On September 17, 1513, Catherine of Aragon again suffered the trials of childbirth, this time while she was regent of England as Henry VIII went to war in France. This child was either stillborn or died shortly after birth but is believed to have been a boy. This excerpt from Faithful Traitor is my version of the events of that month.


Source: http://samanthawilcoxson.blogspot.com/2016/09/another-stillborn-birth-for-catherine.html