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King Henry VIII (1509 - 1547) The best known fact about Henry is that he had six wives. British school children learn the following rhyme to help them remember the fate of each wife: "Divorced, Beheaded, Died: Divorced, Beheaded, Survived".

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

Said to be Queen Mary I, Daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. (c) Museums Sheffield; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

Mary I February 1516 – 17 November was the Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death. Her executions of Protestants led to the posthumous sobriquet "Bloody Mary".

a wild and crazy date in Tudor history — On 28 January 1457, Henry VII was born and on 28 January 1547, Henry VIII died. Two kings in a row, father and son, same date, birth for one, death for the other, two transposed numbers at the end. Wicked!

On January Henry VII was born and on January Henry VIII died. Father and son, same date, birth for one death for the other.

Anthony Browne (died 1548), whose story of life can become a movie plot. He was a courtier that devoted his life and conscience to his sovereign, Henry VIII. He was a person who made a brilliant career at Henry's court but at what cost? ~ After I read this article I still do not know whether he was a handsome hero or a clever scoundrel.

Portrait of Sir Anthony Browne, unknown artist. In 1524 he was made esquire of the body to King Henry VIII, and from that time until the death of Henry he became more and more the friend of his sovereign.

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Documentaries 2016 -Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April He was the first English King of Ireland, and continued the nominal claim by English m.

Mary Tudor, Queen of England, circa 1578-1594 after Antonis Mor.

Mary I of England, aka Bloody Mary for burning all of the Protestants alive daughter of Henry VIII, wearing the famous La Peregrina pearl which 400 years later was purchased by Richard Burton for Elizabeth Taylor.

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII,  upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

“ Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth’s death in this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are.

Henry VIII And Cardinal Wolsey, By Sir John Gilbert-11th Sept., 1527, HENRY VIII. to WOLSEY. Thanks him for his diligent service, "which service cannot be by a kind master forgotten, of which fault I trust I shall never be accused, especially to you ward, which so laboriously do serve me." As we have never sent to the Pope since his captivity, and have no one resident there, lest the Queen should anticipate us "in our great matter,"... http://www.british-history.ac.uk/letters-papers

Stock Photo - Henry VIII and Cardinal Wolsey, painting by Sir John Gilbert in Ego et Rex Meus, Me and My King

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