Henry VIII King of England

February 21st, 2014 | Posted in Famous People Biography    
Henry VIII - King of England

Henry VIII

Henry VIII of England

Henry VIII was the king of England from 21st April 1509 until his death. He was born on 28th June 1491 and died on 28th January 1547 at the age of 55 years old. He was the British lord and later suppose to the kingship of Ireland, as well as he continued the nominal state by the English monarchs to the kingdom of France. Henry was the second monarch of the Tudor dynasty, achieved the desired aim of his father, Henry VII.

Henry VIII father was Henry VII of England & mother was Elizabeth of York. He married to six women and their names are Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr. Among 6 wives Henry divorced with few while others died naturally.

Henry VIII is known for his job in the division of the church of England from the Roman Catholic Church. Henry’s constriction with Rome led to the separation of the Church of England from the papal authority, the closing down of the Monasteries, and his own establishment as the supreme head of the church of England.

Henry was generally took decisions with initiation of English reformation, i.e., the process of transforming England from a Catholic country to a Protestant one. Henry VIII had spent his life in House of Tudor and burial at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Quotation By Henry VIII

If a lion knew his strength, it was hard for any man to hold him. – Say’s by Sir Thomas More of Henry VIII


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