Catherine of Aragon: Henry’s Spanish Queen by Giles Tremlett

This new biography sheds new light on the life of Catherine of Aragon. She was not just the dull first wife of Henry VIII, her refusal to divorce Henry brought about the Reformation and changed the course of history. Was her marriage to Henry or his brother Arthur ever consummated? Did she suffer from an eating disorder? Interview with the author on yesterday’s Woman’s Hour: