King Henry the 8th had six wives, Katherine Parr, Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Katherine Howard, Anne of Cleves and Jane Seymour

The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Catherine of Aragon (divorced), Anne Boleyn…

In 1516, Queen Catherine bore Henry his first to survive infancy, Mary. Henry became frustrated with his lack if make heirs and started keeping two mistresses.

Henry VIII from later in life. After Hans Holbein. At Hever Castle, Kent

King Henry was also known for his involvement in the separation of the Church of England and the Roman Catholic Church.

Henry VIII from later in life. After Hans Holbein. At Hever Castle, Kent

In his youth, king Henry was very athletic and intelligent. He was very religious and spoke good Latin, French and Spanish. He was also fond of hunting and tennis.

Henry VIII, the renaissance king. The renaissance had more of a "monarchy" with having a king.

Henry was born in the royal residence, Greenwich palace in June 28 1491 and died on January 28, 1547.

Wallpaper and background photos of King Henry VIII 1540 for fans of King Henry VIII images.

He was the king of England from the 21st of April 1509 until his death in 1547.

Unprovable, but quite plausible: an X-linked genetic disorder that causes paranoia and anxiety later in life; an usual blood type that might have caused his wives' miscarriages. (portrait by Holbein)

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