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Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486-1502), Eldest son of Henry VII

Sitter in 2 portraits
The elder son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, Arthur was married in 1501 to Catherine of Aragon, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain. The marriage secured an important diplomatic link between England and both Spain and the Habsburg empire. Arthur's premature death at Ludlow the following year left his brother (Henry|mp2145} as heir to the throne.

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Arthur, Prince of Wales

after Unknown artist
stipple and line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D23865

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Arthur, Prince of Wales

after Unknown artist
line engraving, late 18th century
NPG D23867