King Henry VIII by Hans Holbein the Younger, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. This my favourite portrait of the king. I love going into the gallery, sitting and just looking at it.

King Henry VIII by Hans Holbein the Younger, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Henry was the second monarch of the House of Tudor, succeeding his father, Henry VII.

Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder),  all these three were, probably, the most beloved wives of Henry VIII of England.

Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder)

King size! Henry VIII's armour reveals he had a 52in girth - for which he paid a terrible price | Mail Online  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1134222/King-size-Henry-VIIIs-armour-reveals-52in-girth--paid-terrible-price.html#ixzz3CHTMbxPO

King size! Henry VIII's armour reveals he had a 52in girth - for which he paid a terrible price

Iconic image of Henry VIII in confrontational stance leaving us in no doubt who is in charge! Hans Holbein, Portrait of Henry VIII

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II amazing that during the war many relatives lived in rival countries

Henry VIII became King of England, on this day 21st April, 1509 on the death of his father Henry VII

Henry VIII marrried my cousins; Anne Boleyn Queen Consort to England and Catherine Howard. He had both beheaded.

House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree. To complete Henry VIII family tree SOTW sheet for Ch. 34b. WEEK 28

My Bullen ancestors are supposed to be related to Anne Boleyn, therefore Elizabeth I. ALady House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

Henry VIII is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windosr Castle, not in Westminster Abbey (where one might expect). Jane Seymour is buried with him.

St George's Chapel Windsor Castle venue for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Information and facts about Henry...good idea for history classes and graphics!

Understanding King Henry VIII’s colourful reign in a nutshell - he led a colorful and controversial reign.

After Henry took his dead brother Arthur's bride the foundations were laid for one of the most spectacular reigns in English history. He was the perfect Renaissance prince, but his first wife Katherine of Aragon's failure to produce a male heir brought out his darker side and led to his dismantling of the established church in England. By the time of his death, he had married six times.

Henry VIII -- -- Joos van Cleve -- Flemish -- Oil on wood -- British Royal Trust Collection

King Henry VIII was born on this day 28th June, 1491. King of England and second son of Henry VII he married six times, beheaded two wives, broke away from the Catholic Church to form the Church of England, executed Catholics who failed to recognize the church and executed Protestants who complained that he should execute more Catholics, yet he still managed to remain a popular King

Was Henry VIII to blame for his wives’ miscarriages? Monarch had rare blood disease that also sent him mad

Interesting article about the possibility of Henery VIII being Kell positive. There is a boon written about this that I am very interested in reading.

Queen Jane Seymour - Henry VIII's beloved 3rd wife - only wife to provide a son, yet died soon after giving birth. Henry went into a great depression after she died because of his love for her.

Queen Jane Seymour, Third Wife of Henry VIII Henry actually claimed Jane to be his most beloved of wives, and the one he regretted most (mother of his only living son) most likely because she didn't live long enough for him to tire of her

Stair case in Knole House, Kent, England.Tudor Palace.

Henry VIII's palaces

Henry VIII's palaces - Henry VIII's palaces - Another Tudor Palace, Knole in Kent, gives an even better sense of the period. Henry was “ultra-fashionable” and his palaces were the most stylish in northern Europe.

King Henry VIII's Italian-made suit of armour, c.1544. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Henry VIII's suit of armour, Italian made. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - now that is one heck of a suit of armor!

Works by philosopher and theologian William of Ockham published in 1495. Contains notes and highlighted texts used to argue king's independence. Discovery shows how kings' advisers scoured country trying to find texts. Passages used as he sought annulment to marry second wife Anne Boleyn. The period, which led to break-up with Rome, is documented in Wolf Hall.

Book that helped Henry VIII annul his marriage discovered in Cornwall

Works by philosopher and theologian William of Ockham published in Contains notes and highlighted texts used to argue king's independence. Discovery shows how kings' advisers scoured country trying to find texts. Passages used as he sought annulment

The Jewel Anne Boleyn sent to King Henry VIII depicting a woman on a ship in a storm tossed sea signifying that she was willing to brave the tempest with Henry and he was the diamond guiding the ship as her protector.

The Ship trinket Anne Boleyn sends Henry from "The Tudors" a show full of fabulour jewellry

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