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Queen Katherine to Henry VIII, about scholars opinion on their annullment: "For every scholar that would vote for you, I could find a thousand that would vote for me!".

Thomas Cromwell who was Queen Katherine's enemy, could speak with admiration of a very worthy opponent: "Nature wronged her in not making her a man. But for her sex, she would have surpassed all the heroes of history."

Queen Katherine to Charles V:"My tribulations are so great, my life so disturbed by the plans daily invented to further the king's wicked intention, the surprises which the king gives me, with certain persons of his council, are so mortal, and my treatment is what God knows,
that it is enough to shorten ten lives,
much more mine."

Henry VIII said of Queen Katherine : "The Lady Katherine is a proud, stubborn woman of very high courage. If she took it into her head to take her daughter's part, she could quite easily take the field, muster a great array, and wage against me a war as fierce as any her mother Isabella ever waged in Spain".

Anne Boleyn said to Henry VIII when he argued with Queen Katherine: "Did I not tell you that whenever you argue with the Queen, she is always sure to have the upper hand?"

When one of Queen Katherine's ladies began to curse Anne Boleyn, Queen Katherine commanded her instead to:
"Pray for her because the time would come when you shall pity and lament her case."

Queen Katherine said: "All the God sends is for the best"

Queen Katherine said: "Keep your heart with a chaste mind".

Queen Katherine said "In this world I will confess myself to be the king's true wife, and in the next they will know how unreasonably I am afflicted."

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