Henry viii — henry viii, king (1491 1547) the king of england from 1509 until his death the fact about henry viii which most british people know is that he had six wives. Henry viii is one of the most famous kings in english history he was the second tudor monarch and was well-known for having six wives his break with the papacy in rome established the church of england and began the reformation image: henry viii (1491-1547) by hans holbein the younger. King henry viii henry viii (born 1491, ruled 1509-1547) the second son of henry vii and elizabeth of york was one of england's strongest and least popular monarchs he was born at greenwich on june 28, 1491 the first english ruler to be educated under the influence of the renaissance, he was. Henry viii (28 june 1491 - 28 january 1547) was king of england from 1509 until his death henry was the second tudor monarch, succeeding his father, henry vii. Henry viii was king of england from 21 april 1509 until his death he was also lord of ireland (later king of ireland) and claimant to the kingdom of france henry was the second monarch of the house of tudor, succeeding his father, henry vii.
The larger than life king henry viii, england's bluebeard, was born on 28th june, 1491 at greenwich palace and was christened at the church of the observant friars as only the second son of henry vii and elizabeth of york he had originally been intended for a career in the church he was provided with. Henry viii (june 28, 1491 - january 28, 1547) was king of england from 1509 to 1547 well-beloved subjects, we thought that the clergy of our realm had been our subjects wholly, but now we have well perceived that they be but half our subjects, yea. Henry viii was born in greenwich palace, the third child of henry vii and elizabeth of york among henry's six sibling, only three survived infancy times of king henry viii': good wife, though she was catherine of aragon had e snellgrove wrote in 1972: henry gave england the government. Henry viii's parents, elizabeth of york and king henry viii of england credit - wikipedia king henry vii did not want to lose catherine of aragon's dowry or the alliance he had made with spain, so he offered henry, who was five years younger than catherine, to be her husband.
Henry viii (28 june 1491 - 28 january 1547) was the king of england from 1509 until his death he is perhaps one of england's most famous monarchs because he and thomas cranmer the archbishop of canterbury split from the roman catholic church and the pope, and he married six times. Henry viii (28 june 1491 - 28 january 1547) was king of england from 21 april 1509 until his death he was lord, and later assumed the kingship, of ireland, and his disagreements with the pope led to his separation of the church of england from papal authority, with himself, as king, as the supreme. Don't you know that i can drag you down, as quickly as i raised you— king henry king henry viii, the second monarch of house tudor, was a notable king of england, famous for having six wives and for breaking the church of england from catholicism. Henry viii was king of england from 1509 to 1547 an athletic young man who famously grew much larger later in life, he is best known for having six wives (part of his quest for a male heir) and breaking the english church away from roman catholicism he is arguably the most famous english monarch.
Henry viii was king of england from 21 april 1509 until his death he was lord, and later king, of ireland, as well as continuing the nominal claim by the english monarchs to the kingdom of france henry was the second monarch of the house of tudor, succeeding his father, henry vii. See all poems by henry viii, king of england. Henry viii is well know for his six marriages he also played big role in the separation of the church of england from the roman catholic church as king, henry wanted to look rich and powerful he built castles, like the one at deal, and palaces like hampton court in 1520, he went to france to meet the.
Henry viii (28 june 1491 - 28 january 1547) was king of england from 21 april 1509 until his death he was the first english king of ireland, and continued domestically, henry is known for his radical changes to the english constitution, ushering in the theory of the divine right of kings to england. Henry viii, king of england, was famously married six times and played a critical role in the english reformation, turning his country into a protestant nation the son of henry vii of england and elizabeth york, henry became king of england following the death of his father. Listen to the biggest hits from henry viii, king of england, including and more on slacker radio originally intended for the church, henry became heir to the throne when his older brother arthur died his early education had included music and contemporary records refer to his having written at least.
Source for information on henry viii, king of england: new catholic encyclopedia dictionary henry viii (london 1962) tudor revolution in government (cambridge, england 1959) a f pollard, henry viii (new york 1951) wolsey (new york 1929) p hughes, the reformation in england, 3 v in 1 (5th. King henry viii is best remembered for breaking away the church of england from the authority of the pope and the roman catholic church this was brought into effect by a series of acts passed by the parliament between 1532 and 1534, among them the 1534 act of supremacy which declared that.
Henry viii had not expected to become king: his elder brother arthur had died revolts against the new church of england and the new service were put down sir thomas more, the lord chancellor, was executed for refusing to acknowledge henry as head of the church.