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on a cold april night

the royal couple experienced a heavy affliction by the death of their eldest son Arthur Prince of Wales, on the 2nd of April, 1502, within five months of his marriage to Katherine of Aragon. The conduct of the Queen and King has been minutely described: the news —which took two days to reach the palace— was communicated to Henry by his confessor in the early hours of morning, and he immediately sent for his wife. Finding him overwhelmed with grief, she strove to console her afflicted husband with comforting and affectionate words. Soon after leaving Henry’s bedchamber, Elizabeth collapsed and began to cry in her own room, giving vent to her maternal sorrow. Her ladies then sent for the King, who hurriedly came and “relieved her” by his tenderness. The whole scene was described by contemporaries, and the account tends so much to disprove the common opinion, that they lived unhappily together [full version on deviantart]

on a cold april night

the royal couple experienced a heavy affliction by the death of their eldest son Arthur Prince of Wales, on the 2nd of April, 1502, within five months of his marriage to Katherine of Aragon. The conduct of the Queen and King has been minutely described: the news —which took two days to reach the palace— was communicated to Henry by his confessor in the early hours of morning, and he immediately sent for his wife. Finding him overwhelmed with grief, she strove to console her afflicted husband with comforting and affectionate words. Soon after leaving Henry’s bedchamber, Elizabeth collapsed and began to cry in her own room, giving vent to her maternal sorrow. Her ladies then sent for the King, who hurriedly came and “relieved her” by his tenderness. The whole scene was described by contemporaries, and the account tends so much to disprove the common opinion, that they lived unhappily together
[full version on deviantart]

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