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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
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* his many marriages [not to mention mistresses]
 
* having his wives executed for a variety of reasons
 
* having his wives executed for a variety of reasons
   

Revision as of 20:49, 7 April 2005

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

External Links

Preceded by:
Henry VII

English Monarchs

Succeeded by:
Edward VI