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She was accused of infidelity and having an affair with her cousin, Thomas Culpeper, and so was beheaded. She is quoted as having said "I die a Queen, but I would rather die a Culpeper".
The ghost of Catherine is thought to frequent Hampton Court's haunted gallery where she was dragged back to her rooms screaming while under house arrest. She wanted to plead with her husband, King Henry VIII. Catherine's ghost is also known as The Screaming Lady.
Born ABT 1523. Lambeth, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, England.
Died Feb 13 1542. London, England.
Buried London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England.
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Most of these conversations were chaperoned by Lady Rochford, Anne Boleyn's sister-in-law, who was executed along with Catherine Howard. Per a 17th century writer, Howard was executed because Henry VIII's government believed she intended to commit adultery.
Parents match; dates mostly match. Executed at the Tower of London.