English Parliament attaints Queen Katherine Howard (43 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

At a meeting of the English Parliament, a bill of attainder is brought against Queen Katherine Howard. She is only 18 years old and has only been married to King Henry VIII for eighteen months, but she is accused of infidelity and indecent conduct.

Citation:
Editors. "English Parliament attaints Queen Katherine Howard". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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