“[Catherine] lamented the fact, that she had once been an enthusiastic Papist. ‘I sought’, she confessed, ‘for such riffraff as the Bishop of Rome had planted in his tyranny and kingdom, trusting with great confidence by virtue and holiness of them to receive full remission of sins.’ … That she underwent conversion, as all the first generation of Reformers did is clear.”
Source: Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII by David Starkey; HarperCollins Publishers; 2003; pg. 701.
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