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'''Henry VIII''' (June 28, 1491- January 28, 1547) was [[King]] of [[England]] from April 22 (crowned on June 24), 1509 until his death on January 28, 1547. He was accorded the title King of [[Ireland]] by the Irish [[Parliament]] in 1541, having previously been styled [[Lord of Ireland]].
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'''Henry VIII''' (June 28, 1491- January 28, 1547) was [[King]] of [[England]] from April 22 ([[crown]]ed on June 24), 1509 until his [[death]] on January 28, 1547. He was accorded the title King of [[Ireland]] by the Irish [[Parliament]] in 1541, having previously been styled [[Lord of Ireland]].
   
 
He is famous for many things, including:
 
He is famous for many things, including:
 
* leading a breakaway from the [[Catholic Church]]
 
* leading a breakaway from the [[Catholic Church]]
* his many marriages [not to mention mistresses]
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* his many [[marriage]]s (not to mention mistresses)
 
* having his wives executed for a variety of reasons
 
* having his wives executed for a variety of reasons
 
   
 
===Wives===
 
===Wives===
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*[[Catherine of Aragon]]
 
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A popular aide memoir for the fate of Henry VIII's wives is the rhyme ''divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived''.
*[[Anne Boleyn]]
 
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*[[Jane Seymour]]
 
*[[Anne of Cleves]]
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*[[Catherine of Aragon]] -- (divorced)
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*[[Anne Boleyn]] -- ([[execution|executed]])
*[[Kathryn Howard]]
 
 
*[[Jane Seymour]] -- (died)
*[[Katherine Parr]]
 
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*[[Anne of Cleves]] -- ([[divorce]]d)
 
*[[Kathryn Howard]] -- (executed)
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*[[Katherine Parr]] -- (outlived the king and remarried)
   
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
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Preceded by:<br>[[Henry VII]]
 
Preceded by:<br>[[Henry VII]]
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[[English Monarchs]]
 
[[English Monarchs]]
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Succeeded by:<br>[[Edward VI]]
 
Succeeded by:<br>[[Edward VI]]
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Latest revision as of 10:52, 31 July 2011

Henry VIII (June 28, 1491- January 28, 1547) was King of England from April 22 (crowned on June 24), 1509 until his death on January 28, 1547. He was accorded the title King of Ireland by the Irish Parliament in 1541, having previously been styled Lord of Ireland.

He is famous for many things, including:

  • leading a breakaway from the Catholic Church
  • his many marriages (not to mention mistresses)
  • having his wives executed for a variety of reasons

Wives

A popular aide memoir for the fate of Henry VIII's wives is the rhyme divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived.

External Links

Preceded by:
Henry VII

English Monarchs

Succeeded by:
Edward VI