She took after the English royal house as well, with reddish golden hair, a fair skin and bright blue eyes.
The Englishness of her name and appearance proved prophetic. After a happy, secure childhood, Catherine’s life was to become a series of struggles: to get married, to have a child and, above all, to protect her marriage and her child against her husband’s determination to annul the one and bastardise the other. And the scene of these struggles was England.
David Starkey “Six Wives”