Queen Katherine Howard is executed. Her marriage to Henry VIII was
arranged by her uncle the Duke of Norfolk, the King's chief
minister, but she was only 16 to Henry's 42 years at the time of
her marriage, and was indiscreet in her behaviour to other
courtiers. In November 1541 she had been sent to the Tower of
London, charged with infidelity, considered a high treason.
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Editors. "Queen Katherine Howard is executed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14664, accessed 17 January 2019.]