The most magnificent of all the Tudors - King
Henry VIII. Henry was a second son and destined for a life in a church
until fate took a hand when his elder bother, Arthur, died. Henry's
destiny changed from secular to the monarchy. In his younger days King
Henry VIII was a handsome and athletic young man. Intelligent, affable
and fun-loving. What happened to change him into an obese, cruel and
terrifying monarch? A devout Roman Catholic, awarded the title of
Defender of the Faith. He turned the life of the Tudors upside down when
he broke from Rome and created the Church of England. Read about the life of King Henry VIII the most fascinating
of all the Tudors in each of the following comprehensive sections.
Dates of all of the major events and people who were important to the
short biography of King
Henry VIII. Facts and
information about the life and wives of King Henry VIII who played a major
part in the life and biography of King Henry VIII.
King Henry VIII
What was it like to be King Henry VIII and have the power over life and
death. This section provides an insight into his ancestors, the security
of his throne and the massive number of executions during his reign for
political and religious reasons. This was the King who had his wives and
close friends executed without mercy but whose motto was Coeur Loyal,
meaning true heart which he illustrated on his clothes in the form of a heart symbol
accompanied by the word 'loyal'...
about Henry VIII
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.
Henry VIII Timeline
Dates of all of the major events and people who were important to King
Henry VIII are detailed in the Henry VIII timeline. Facts and
information about the wives of King Henry VIII who played a major
part in the life of King Henry VIII, are found in many entries in the
Henry VIII Family
The Henry VIII family tree is in two parts. The first Henry VIII family
tree illustrates his immediate family. The second part of the family
tree illustrates the ancestors of King Henry VIII, the great Plantagenet
King Henry VIII is famous for his six wives and his cruel behaviour
towards them. But the accomplishments
of King Henry VIII went much further and covered military, religious, political
and personal accomplishments.
King Henry VIII
The most famous quotes by King Henry VIII are about his wives and sum up
the relationships in a few short words. Other major events and people
are also featured in these King Henry VIII which reflect his views on
religion and the Lincoln uprising and his terrifying threats to would-be
traitors. Read these King Henry VIII quotes and start to understand the
man behind the king.
Facts and information about the
education of Henry VIII. The subjects he studied and the names of his
tutors. Henry VIII was taught a range of different lessons including languages, grammar, theology, history,
rhetoric, logic, philosophy, arithmetic, logic, literature, geometry, and
music. In addition to all of theses subjects the education of the young
Henry VIII also included astronomy, navigation and cartographer and
Interesting information about the
early life of Henry VIII. His family, his studies and the friends of
Henry VIII early life. The death of his older brother, Arthur Prince of
Wales, ending Henry's position as the second son of King Henry VII. He
became heir to the throne of England just a few months before his
eleventh birthday. He was no longer expected to take religious vows - he
was going to be King of England.
This section provides information
about his love of music and dance, the Chapel Royal and the
assocaition between King Henry, Anne Boleyn and the song
The Death of Henry VIII
Details of the death of Henry VIII
and the illnesses he suffered from throughout his life, the names of
the doctors who attended him and a debate of the question of did
Henry VIII die of syphilis?
Each section of this Tudors website addresses all topics and provides interesting facts and information about
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