Lead: Increasingly desperate to produce an heir to the throne, Henry VIII cast around for a way to get rid of his inconvenient queen.

Intro.: "A Moment in Time" with Dan Roberts.

Content: They put the proposal to her. She was to abdicate her marriage and retreat to a nunnery. Catherine of Aragon, Queen of England made no reply. The next day her husband joined in the campaign, "all the world," he said, "agreed that their marriage was unjust, unless you volunteer to enter the nunnery, you will be forced to go. Again she listened quietly.

 

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