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  Henry VIII of England - LoveToKnow 1911
Henry is said, on authority which has not been traced farther back than Paolo Sarpi, to have been destined for the church; but the story is probably a mere surmise from his theological accomplishments, and from his earliest years high secular posts such as the viceroyalty of Ireland were conferred upon the child.
All these considerations were magnified by Henry's passion for Anne Boleyn, though she certainly was not the sole or the main cause of the divorce.
Henry could thus behead ministers and divorce wives with comparative impunity, because the individual appeared to be of little importance compared with the state.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Henry VIII of England
Born at the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich, Henry VIII was the third child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.
In 1493, Henry was appointed Constable of Dover Castle and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports.
Henry VIII began the English Reformation which was the process by which the Primacy of the Roman Pontiff in England was eliminated and replaced with Royal Supremacy and the institution of a Church of England outside of the Roman Catholic Church and under the power of the Supreme Governance of the English monarch.
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  Henry VIII of England
Henry VIII was also involved in the construction-from-scratch and improvement of several significant buildings, including Nonsuch Palace, King's College Chapel and Westminster Abbey - the existing buildings improved were often properties confiscated from Wolsey (such as Christ Church, Oxford, Hampton Court Palace and palace of Whitehall).
Born at the Palace of Placentia at Greenwich, Henry VIII was the third child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.
Henry was almost certainly the inspiration for the title of the popular song "I'm Henery the Eighth, I Am" (1911), recorded by Harry Champion and later by Herman's Hermits; the actual song, however, is about a man named Henry whose wife has been married to seven different individuals, all named Henry.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/h/he/henry_viii_of_england.html   (5609 words)

  
  Henry VIII of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry VIII was also involved in the construction-from-scratch and improvement of several significant buildings, including Nonsuch Palace, King's College Chapel in Cambridge and Westminster Abbey in London - the existing buildings improved were often properties confiscated from Wolsey (such as Christ Church, Oxford, Hampton Court Palace, palace of Whitehall) and Trinity College, Cambridge.
Born at the Palace of Placentia at Greenwich, Henry VIII was the third child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.
Henry entered into an alliance with Charles V through the Treaty of Bruges, and Francis I was defeated by Charles' imperial armies at the Battle of Pavia in February 1525.
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 Henry VIII of England
Henry VIII (June 28, 1491 - January 28, 1547) was King of England from April 22 (crowned on June 24), 1509 until his death on January 28, 1547.
Henry VIII greatly improved English seapower, establishing dockyards at Woolwich and Deptford on the River Thames in south-east London, and instituting an efficient navy.
Henry died in 1547 at Whitehall in London and was buried at Windsor.
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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.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon41.html   (961 words)

  
 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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 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.
In England Catherine was deprived of her title of Queen, and Mary her daughter was treated as a bastard.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07222a.htm   (3495 words)

  
 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.
England had not so far had a ruling queen, and the dynasty was not secure enough to run the risk of handing the Crown on to a woman, risking disputed succession or domination of a foreign power through marriage.
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 Henry VIII of England - Simple English Wikipedia
Henry VIII (June 28, 1491 – January 28, 1547), was the King of England.
He was born in Greenwich Palace on June 28, 1491 and was the second son of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York.
Another important event that happened in England when Henry was the king was the country's change in religion from Roman Catholic to Protestant.
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 Bambooweb: Henry VIII of England
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.
Born at the Palace of Placentia, Henry was the third child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.
Henry was almost certainly the inspiration for the title of the popular song "I'm Henry the Eighth, I am" (1911), recorded by Harry Champion and later by Herman's Hermits; the actual song, however, is about a man named Henry whose wife has been married to seven different individuals, all named Henry.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/h/e/Henry_VIII_of_England.html   (4379 words)

  
 Henry VIII of England at AllExperts
Henry entered into an alliance with Charles V through the Treaty of Bruges, and Francis I was defeated by Charles' imperial armies at the Battle of Pavia in February 1525.
Henry VIII was also the subject of a best-selling fictional autobiography written by Margaret George.
Henry was certainly the inspiration for the title of the popular song "I'm Henery the Eighth, I Am" (1911), recorded by Harry Champion and later by Herman's Hermits; the actual song, however, is about a man named Henry whose wife has been married to seven different individuals, all named Henry.
en.allexperts.com /e/h/he/henry_viii_of_england.htm   (5306 words)

  
 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.
www.worldhistoryone.homestead.com /HenryVIII.html   (1838 words)

  
 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.
www.britainexpress.com /History/Henry_VIII.htm   (787 words)

  
 Reformation: Protestant England
England also experienced the greatest wavering between the two religions as the monarchs of England passed from one religion to the next.
King Henry VIII had originally married Catherine of Aragon; since she had been previously married to his brother, though, Henry had to get special papal dispensation for the marriage.
Henry began to doubt both of the marriage and the spiritual validity of the marriage.
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 Reformation: Protestant England
England also experienced the greatest wavering between the two religions as the monarchs of England passed from one religion to the next.
King Henry VIII had originally married Catherine of Aragon; since she had been previously married to his brother, though, Henry had to get special papal dispensation for the marriage.
Henry began to doubt both of the marriage and the spiritual validity of the marriage.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/REFORM/ENGLAND.HTM   (1403 words)

  
 Henry VIII of England Biography and Summary
Henry VIII (1491-1547) was king of England from 1509 to 1547.
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.
This is about the restructuring of the Church of England during the reign of Henry VIII and Wolsey's reforms of the church.
www.bookrags.com /Henry_VIII_of_England   (316 words)

  
 Henry VIII, king of England: Reign — Infoplease.com
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 VIII "my world is law": life in the court of king Henry VIII may have been lavish, but it was far from happy.
Anne Boleyn, Queen of England: Retha Warnicke unravels the evidence on the rise and fall of Henry VIII's second wife.
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 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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 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.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /aboutHenryVIII.htm   (3711 words)

  
 List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England - Biocrawler
These monasteries were dissolved by Henry VIII of England in the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
The list is by no means exhaustive, since over 800 religious houses existed before the Reformation, and virtually every town of any size had at least one abbey, priory, convent or friary in it, and often many small houses of monks, nuns, canons or friars.
Waltham Abbey (Augustinian) - the last abbey in England to be dissolved.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/List_of_monasteries_dissolved_by_Henry_VIII_of_England   (118 words)

  
 Henry VIII of England
Henry was an enthusiastic patron of the arts, and became an accomplished musician and songwriter.
Henry expected Anne to be grateful to him for making her Queen, in view of all the sacrifices he and so many others had made.
One of the portraits that pleased Henry was that of Anne of Cleves.
www.royalpaperdolls.com /HenryMain.htm   (2824 words)

  
 Henry VIII, King of England
for a decree that the marriage was invalid and that Henry was free
Between 1536 and 1540 all of the monasteries and nunneries in England were dissolved and their property confiscated by the government.
Henry's forces also defeated the Scots in the notable battles of Flodden (1513) and Solway Moss (1542).
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 1.6 Henry VIII (1509 - 1547)
Henry VIII was one of the greatest statesmen that England had.
England began to be looked upon as the most important political nation of Europe in the then politics when Henry VIII broke his relations with the Pope and paved a way for the reformation movement.
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)

  
 Holbein's Henry VIII - Holbein's Henry VIII - Icons of England
Henry VIII is among the English monarchs who most capture our modern imaginations.
Henry's image was largely defined by this one artist, Hans Holbein.
Here we track down the various versions of the Henry portrait, explore the cult of Henry as trend-setter, take a closer look at one of the many versions of this famous image and interview royal biographer Alison Weir.
www.icons.org.uk /theicons/collection/holbein   (224 words)

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