Arthur, Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales, Earl of Chester and Duke of Cornwall

Arthur Tudor (19 or 20 September 1486 - 2 April 1502) was the oldest son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.

Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall
Portrait, c. 1499 - 1502
Prince of Wales Duke of Cornwall
Reign20 September 1486 - 2 April 1502
Created29 November 1489
PredecessorEdward of Middleham, Prince of Wales
SuccessorHenry Tudor
MonarchHenry VII of England
BornArthur Tudor, Prince Of Wales
19/20 September 1486
Winchester Cathedral Priory, Winchester, England
Died2 April 1502(1502-04-02) (aged 15)
Burial25 April 1502
Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England
SpouseCatherine of Aragon ​(m. 1501)​
FatherHenry VII of England
MotherElizabeth of York
Arthur, Prince of Wales

As the oldest son, Arthur was to be King of England after the death of his father. In 1501, he married Catherine of Aragon, a princess from Spain. He died a few months later. His younger brother, Henry, became heir to the throne. After Henry became king in 1509, he married Arthur's widow, Catherine of Aragon.

The seat prepared for Prince Arthur can be seen in StMarys Priory Church Abergavenny The Tudor rose , Prince of Wales feathers can be seen under The Royal stall with ornamented canopy , dating from 1501.The stall for Catherine can be viewed opposite