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Old 01-28-2019, 03:43 PM
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"The Spanish Princess" (2019) - Starz Series on Catharine of Aragon

The Spanish Princess-New Starz Series

Based on the novels The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory its set for release in the Spring of 2019.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8417308/

Cast and characters
Charlotte Hope as Catherine of Aragon
Angus Imrie as Arthur, Prince of Wales
Dame Harriet Walter as the Lady Margaret Beaufort
Laura Carmichael as Lady Margaret Pole
Ruairi O’Connor as Harry, Prince of Wales
Georgie Henley as Princess Margaret Tudor
Elliot Cowan as Henry VII of England
Alexandra Moen as Elizabeth of York
Philip Cumbus as Thomas Wolsey
Stephanie Levi-John as Lina de Cardonnes
Alan McKenna as Sir Richard Pole
Richard Pepper as Thomas Boleyn, Earl of Wiltshire
Olly Rix as Edward Stafford,Duke of Buckingham
Jordan Renzo as Sir Charlie Brandon
Daniel Cerqueira as Bishop de Fuensalida
Alicia Borrachero as Queen Isabella I

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Old 01-28-2019, 03:52 PM
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The Spanish Princess-New Starz Series

Based on the novels The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory its set for release in the Spring of 2019.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8417308/

Cast and characters
Charlotte Hope as Catherine of Aragon
Angus Imrie as Arthur, Prince of Wales
Dame Harriet Walter as the Lady Margaret Beaufort
Laura Carmichael as Lady Margaret Pole
Ruairi O’Connor as Harry, Prince of Wales
Georgie Henley as Princess Margaret Tudor
Elliot Cowan as Henry VII of England
Alexandra Moen as Elizabeth of York
Philip Cumbus as Thomas Wolsey
Stephanie Levi-John as Lina de Cardonnes
Alan McKenna as Sir Richard Pole
Richard Pepper as Thomas Boleyn, Earl of Wiltshire
Olly Rix as Edward Stafford,Duke of Buckingham
Jordan Renzo as Sir Charlie Brandon
Daniel Cerqueira as Bishop de Fuensalida
Alicia Borrachero as Queen Isabella I


It looks like it will be highly fictionalized. For starters, "Harry" should have been about 10 years old when he first met Catherine and, in the clip, the actor who plays him obviously looks much older. If you are into soap operas, it might be good entertainment though.



The title itself is pretty odd as Catherine (Catalina) was not a princess by birth, but rather an Infanta in Spanish terminology. She had two older sisters (Isabel and Juana) who would eventually become princesses (i.e. heirs to the throne under the naming conventions of the Spanish monarchy), but Catherine herself never held that title in her home country.



Furthermore, the word 'Spain' was not used at the time in royal titles as Aragon and Castile for example remained separate kingdoms. It would still take a long time for the Spanish kings to use the title of King "of the Spains" (in the plural), and "of Spain" in the singular was not used officially until the 19th century, I think. It is highly unlikely then that Catherine would refer to herself as a "Princess of Spain" as she does in the trailer . She could have said e.g. " I am an Infanta of Castile and Aragon", but I suppose that would be too complicated for an American audience.
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The Official Trailer of The Spanish Princess. The series is set to premiere on STARZ on 5 May 2019.

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The Spanish Princess-New Starz Series

Based on the novels The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory its set for release in the Spring of 2019.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8417308/

Cast and characters
Charlotte Hope as Catherine of Aragon
Angus Imrie as Arthur, Prince of Wales
Dame Harriet Walter as the Lady Margaret Beaufort
Laura Carmichael as Lady Margaret Pole
Ruairi O’Connor as Harry, Prince of Wales
Georgie Henley as Princess Margaret Tudor
Elliot Cowan as Henry VII of England
Alexandra Moen as Elizabeth of York
Philip Cumbus as Thomas Wolsey
Stephanie Levi-John as Lina de Cardonnes
Alan McKenna as Sir Richard Pole
Richard Pepper as Thomas Boleyn, Earl of Wiltshire
Olly Rix as Edward Stafford,Duke of Buckingham
Jordan Renzo as Sir Charlie Brandon
Daniel Cerqueira as Bishop de Fuensalida
Alicia Borrachero as Queen Isabella I

And where is King Ferdinand?
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Old 03-09-2019, 07:40 AM
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I just had a look and King Ferdinand is not listed lets hope its just an error and he does appear in the series!

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8417308...=tt_cl_sm#cast
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