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  Henry VIII
Henry VIII, born in 1491, was the second son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.
Henry married the pregnant Anne Boleyn in 1533; she gave him another daughter, Elizabeth, but was executed for infidelity (a treasonous charge in the king's consort) in May 1536.
Henry was beloved by his subjects, facing only one major insurrection, the Pilgrimage of Grace, enacted by the northernmost counties in retaliation to the break with Rome and the poor economic state of the region.
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 Henry VIII
Henry VII had been slow to pay his part of the arrangement and her parents were refusing to send the marriage portion of plate and gold.
Henry was just shy of 18 years old when he became king, and had been preparing for it from the time of his older brother Arthur's death.
Henry consoled himself by going to war against France, hoping to emulate his ancestors Edward III and Henry V. Henry met with some success in France, but while he was distracted on the Continent, his Scottish brother-in-law James IV used the opportunity to attack.
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  History of the Monarchy > The Tudors > Henry VIII
Henry VIII was born at Greenwich on 28 June 1491, the second son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.
Henry's interest in foreign policy was focused on Western Europe, which was a shifting pattern of alliances centred round the kings of Spain and France, and the Holy Roman Emperor.
To some, Henry VIII was a strong and ruthless ruler, forcing through changes to the Church-State relationship which excluded the papacy and brought the clergy under control, thus strengthening the Crown's position and acquiring the monasteries' wealth.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Henry viii
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death.
Henry VII (January 28, 1457 – April 21, 1509), King of England, Lord of Ireland (August 22, 1485 – April 21, 1509), was the founder of the Tudor dynasty and is generally acknowledged as one of Englands most successful kings.
Henry VII had been slow to pay his part of the arrangement and her parents were refusing to send the marriage portion of plate and gold.
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 Henry VIII, king of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Henry and Wolsey tried to curb the alarming rise of imperial power by an unpopular alliance (1527) with France, which led to diplomatic and economic reprisals against England.
Henry, determined to provide a male heir to the throne, decided to divorce Katharine and marry Anne Boleyn.
Henry forced the Scots to agree to a treaty (1543) of marriage between Mary Queen of Scots and his own son, Edward, but this was to come to nothing.
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 Henry VIII
The second son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York was one of England's strongest and least popular monarchs.
In 1534 the Act of Supremacy declared Henry himself to be Supreme Head of the Church of England, and anyone who denied this title was guilty of an act of treason.
Henry's fifth wife, Catherine Howard, was sent to the block for misconduct.
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 Henry Viii London, Henry Viii, Henry Viii London, Hotel Henry Viii, Henry Viii Hotel, Henry Viii
The Henry VIII Hotel is Located 25 miles from Londons Heathrow Airport and 60 miles from Gatwick.
L'Henry VIII Hotel è un albergo di categoria, situato a 40 km dall'aeroporto di Heathrow e a 100 km da quello di Gatwick, nell'area cosmopolita di Bayswater.
El Henry VIII Hotel es un hotel de primera categoría que se encuentra a 40 Km del aeropuerto internacional de Heathrow y a 100 Km del de Gatwick.
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 The Website of King Henry VIII - Look into the mind of Henry
After reading most of the published books about King Henry VIII, visiting the palaces, going on Henry's progresses and now being King Henry VIII for one year, this has givien me an insight into the mind of the Monarch.
I have read 15 different books about King Henry VIII, watched all the movies and TV drama's, watched hundred's of Historical documentaries and even all Tudor based archaeology programmes.
I have travelled 15,000 miles over an 8 month period to see all of Henry's residences, even his lost ones.
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 Kids' Zone > History homework > Henry VIII
Henry's marriages were not successful; they resulted in the beheading of two of his wives, the divorce of a further two and the death in childbirth of another.
Henry VIII is supposed to have said this when he saw Anne of Cleves for the first time.
Henry VIII is supposed to have said this to Cardinal Wolsey 1515.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Henry VIII
When, however, Charles V was successful, the French king could not afford to quarrel with Henry, and a somewhat hollow and insincere renewal of their friendship took place in June, 1520, at the famous "Field of the Cloth of Gold", when the most elaborate courtesies were exchanged between the two monarchs.
Henry and his ministers had, therefore, some popular support upon which they could fall back, if necessary, in their campaign to reduce the clergy to abject submission.
Looking at the last fifteen years of Henry's life, it is hard to find one single feature which does not evoke repulsion, and the attempts made by some writers to whitewash his misdeeds only give proof of the extraordinary prejudice with which they approach the subject.
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 Henry VIII and Tudor England
Henry himself, despite his later break with Rome, was not a religious reformer.
Henry's situation was now desperate, for Anne was pregnant, and at all costs the child, which Henry was sure must be a son, had to be legitimate.
Henry got Parliament to declare that his first marriage was void, and he secretly married Anne.
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 HenryVIII
Henry was born in 1491 and at the age of eighteen became the king of his fathers country, England.
Anne of Cleves was the fourth queen consort of Henry VIII of England.
Her parents, Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, wanted a son as heir and were not pleased with the birth of a daughter.
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 THE HENRY VIII PAGE
She lived in poverty at Henry 's court, and was in the process of returning to Spain when Henry VII died and the new king, Henry VIII, took her as his bride.
Henry, desperate for an heir, and in love with Anne Boleyn, a maid of honour to Catherine, began to have his subjects who refused to swear to the Act of Supremacy put to death.
Henry gave her the chance to admit to a previous marriage with her cousin, which would have made her marriage to him non-existent, and the charges of treason non-existent as well.
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 King Henry VIII: Biography, Portraits, Primary Sources
So Henry VIII, crowned king at the prime of his life, just eighteen years old and physically magnificent with more enthusiasm and energy than most of his contemporaries, became a conflicted and confused man. But it is a shame to let the last twenty years of his life color the interpretation of his entire life.
Henry was formally promised in marriage to Katharine on 23 June 1503; the treaty stated that he would marry Katharine on his fifteenth birthday, 28 June 1505, and that her parents send over 100,000 crowns worth of plate and jewels in addition to the dowry she had given when married to Prince Arthur.
Henry's younger sister Mary, the most beautiful of the Tudor children, had been betrothed to Ferdinand's nephew, the duke of Burgundy, but now Henry made peace with France and promised Mary to Louis XII, three times her age and suffering from gout.
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 Henry VIII
Henry, the second son of Henry VII, was born in Greenwich, in 1491.
Henry sent a message to the Pope arguing that his marriage to Catherine had been invalid as she had previously been married to his brother Arthur.
Henry divorced Anne and in 1540 married Catherine Howard, a niece of the Duke of Norfolk.
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 About Henry VIII TUDOR (King of England)
Henry VIII ascended a throne which his father had made remarkably secure, he inherited a fortune which probably no English King had ever been bequeathed, he came to a kingdom which was the best governed and most obedient in Christendom.
Henry was a doting father and didn't seem to blame Catalina for her failure to bear healthy sons.
Henry is only known to have had two mistresses during his marriage to Catalina, which made him a reasonably faithful husband by the standards of the time.
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 BBC - History - Henry VIII (1491 - 1547)
Henry was born on 28 June 1491 in Greenwich.
Henry increasingly relied on Thomas Wolsey to rule for him and Wolsey became lord chancellor in 1515.
Henry grew tired of Anne Boleyn and she was executed for treason in 1536.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/henry_viii_king.shtml   (438 words)

  
 The Six Wives
To King Henry VII of England, a second son, Prince Henry,was born at the Greenwich Palace, London, on June 28, 1491.
Henry's fifth wife, Catherine Howard, was Anne of Cleves's maid of honor.
Henry's marriage to Anne was annulled on July 9, 1540, and he and Catherine were secretly married on July 28.
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 ::Henry VIII::
Henry VIII was king of England from 1509 to 1547.
Henry's father was Henry VII and his mother was Elizabeth of York.
Though Henry could be a cruel and heartless man - as the trial of Anne Boleyn and the marriage to Anne of Cleves might indicate - he was also highly intelligent.
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 IMA Hero: Henry VIII HH
Henry VIII was the King of England from 1509 to 1547.
Henry VIII was born in Greenwich Place, England, on June 28, 1491.
Henry was not the heir to the throne because he was the second son.
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 Shakespeare Resource Center - Henry VIII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Henry's argument is that Katherine is the widow of his brother, which makes the marriage one step removed from incest—never mind that Henry and Katherine have been wed for almost twenty years.
Most damning in Henry's eyes is Wolsey's meddling in his divorce proceedings: Wolsey, recognizing that Henry intends to marry Anne once Katherine is out of the way, has instructed the Pope to stay any decision on the matter.
Wolsey is disgraced, and Henry proceeds to divorce Katherine and marry Anne in secret regardless of the Pope's opinion.
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 Henry VIII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Henry VIII attributed to Joos van Cleve, 1536.
Cartoon of Henry VIII and his father Henry VII, was used for the basis for the Whitehall Palace Mural by Hans Holbein, 1537.
Henry VIII and the Barber Surgeons by Hans Holbein, c.1543.
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 1.6 Henry VIII (1509 - 1547)
Henry VIII became the King of England after the death of his father Henry VII.
Henry VIII was one of the greatest statesmen that England had.
Henry VIII took bold and major steps during his reign to put an end to growing power of the church.
www.pinkmonkey.com /studyguides/subjects/euro_his/chap1/e0101601.htm   (766 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - Tudor Royal History - Henry VIII and His Six Wives
Henry was a doting father and didn't seem to blame Catherine for her failure to bear healthy sons.
Norfolk, a brother-in-law of Henry VII, was the uncle of Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard.
Henry VIII, the League of Schmalkalden, and the English Reformation by Rory McEntegart.
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 Amazon.com: Henry VIII: DVD: Ray Winstone,Joss Ackland,Sid Mitchell,Charles Dance,Mark Strong (II),Assumpta ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Henry's quest to gain a male heir knew no bounds; by the time his obsession had destroyed many lives (not just those of the unfortunate women he married), he was an overweight and overbearing man with not too many years left to live.
Henry is presented as a brash, lustful, but often boyishly-innocent figure, vulnerable and wounded by others around him, especially the wives, if they do not live up to his expectations or desires of loving him for himself.
Henry VIII was over 6 ft tall according to his skeleton unearthed in the 1800s.
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 King Henry VIII by William Shakespeare. Search, Read, Study, Discuss.
Henry VIII dances with Anne Bullen, daughter of Thomas Bullen and lady-in-waiting to the queen.
Henry VIII discovers incriminating evidence of disloyalty against Wolsey and confronts him with it.
Henry VIII warns Cranmer that the council will try to imprison him, but that he (Henry) will try to support him.
www.online-literature.com /shakespeare/henryVIII   (928 words)

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