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In the early morning hours of February 13th, 1542, Katherine Howard was executed for high treason on the grounds of the Tower of London.
Contrary to popular belief, she did not quip that "She died a Queen, but would rather die the wife of Culpepper" as her last words. She made a speech acknowledging her crimes, calling her punishment a just and worthy one, and asked for God’s forgiveness and the long life of the King.
When finished her speech, she knelt and placed her head on the block, a gesture she was believed to have spent the previous night practising after having asked for the block to be brought to her room. 
Katherine was then beheaded with a single stroke, and her body was buried in the Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula.

In the early morning hours of February 13th, 1542, Katherine Howard was executed for high treason on the grounds of the Tower of London.

Contrary to popular belief, she did not quip that "She died a Queen, but would rather die the wife of Culpepper" as her last words. She made a speech acknowledging her crimes, calling her punishment a just and worthy one, and asked for God’s forgiveness and the long life of the King.

When finished her speech, she knelt and placed her head on the block, a gesture she was believed to have spent the previous night practising after having asked for the block to be brought to her room.

Katherine was then beheaded with a single stroke, and her body was buried in the Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula.

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