Basic Information about Henry VIII

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Basic Information about Henry VIII

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Basic Information about Henry VIII

Basic Information about Henry VIII
The Tudors encompass one of the most exciting periods in English History. The dynasty of the Tudors include Kings and Queens such as King Henry VIII and his daughters. Basic information about this notorious English King provides a fast and quick overview of this famous monarch.

Basic Information about Henry VIII
The basic facts and interesting information provides a fast overview into the life of King Henry VIII. The key dates and events of his life story are featured in this section containing basic information about Henry VIII:

  • Nationality: English
  • Dynasty: Tudor
  • Lifespan: 1491 - 1547
  • Born: Henry VIII was born on 28 June 1491 at Greenwich, London, England
  • Succession: 21 April 1509
  • Reigned: 1509 - 1547
  • Religion: Roman Catholic then Protestant who formed the Church of England
  • Died: 28 January 1547 - The body of King Henry VIII  was interred with his third wife, Jane Seymour, the beloved mother of his son and heir
  • Family connections: Henry VIII was the second son of King Henry VII and Elizabeth of York
    • Henry VIII was the father of:
      • Mary Tudor (Bloody Mary)
      • Queen Elizabeth I (the Virgin Queen)
      • King Edward VI
  • Marriages: Henry VIII married six wives:
    • First Wife: Catherine of Aragon the mother of Queen Mary Tudor ( Bloody Mary)
    • Second Wife: Anne Boleyn the mother of Queen Elizabeth I
    • Third wife: Jane Seymour the mother of King Edward VI
    • Fourth wife: Anne of Cleves
    • Fifth wife: Catherine Howard
    • Sixth and last wife: Catherine Parr
  • Important advisors and chief ministers of Henry VIII:
    • Cardinal Thomas Wolsey
    • Archbishop Thomas Cramner
    • Thomas Cromwell
  • Character of Henry VIII : In his early life he was flamboyant, studious but fun loving. In his later life he was cruel, arrogant and a hypocrite
  • Accomplishments of Henry VIII:
    • Changing the religion of England from the Roman Catholic faith to the Protestant religion
    • Establishing the Church of England in 1534 and the Act of Supremacy
    • Dissolution of the monasteries starting in 1536 and increasing the wealth of England
    • The Union of England and Wales
    • Creating a powerful English Navy

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