What is Catherine?

  • (noun): Empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796).
    Synonyms: Catherine II, Catherine the Great
    See also — Additional definitions below


Catherine is a feminine given name. The nicknames include Cathy, Cate, Cat, Cati, Catie and others. Catherine may refer to one of the following historical figures, place names, books, or bands.

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Catherine Howard - Lineage
... Ancestors of Catherine Howard 16 ... Sir Robert Howard 8 ...
Catherine Howard
... Catherine Howard (c ... Catherine's date and place of birth are unknown, but are occasionally cited as 1521 or 1525, and in Wingate, County Durham ... Catherine married Henry VIII on 28 July 1540, at Oatlands Palace, in Surrey, almost immediately after the annulment of his marriage to Anne of Cleves was arranged ...
Catherine Howard - Portrayal in Media - In Fiction
... Catherine's story is fictionalized in the young adult novel The King's Rose by Alisa M ... Catherine's story is fictionalized in the novel Murder Most Royal and Rose Without a Thorn by Jean Plaidy ... Catherine is a main character in the book The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory ...
Catherine Howard - Historiography
... Catherine is not regarded as particularly important in terms of long-lasting historical significance ... after he had her beheaded by contrast, Anne triggered the English Reformation." Catherine has been the subject of two modern biographies, A Tudor Tragedy by Lacey Baldwin Smith (1967) and ... although they disagree on various important points, involving Catherine's motivations, date of birth, and overall character ...
Catherine - Other Uses
... Catherine (1811), a 325 ton sailing ship and whaler built in 1811 at New Bedford Catherine, Alabama Catherine, Colorado ...

More definitions of "Catherine":

  • (noun): First wife of Henry VIII; Henry's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536).
    Synonyms: Catherine of Aragon