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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)

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

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

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

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

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.

Wives of Henry VIII | Six-Wives-of-Henry-VIII-the-six-wives-of-henry-viii-11609493-500-500 ...  All Cousins, except Anne of Cleves

From top left to bottom right - Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr

Field armor of Henry VIII of England about 1544

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

historysquee:  Katherine of Aragon By Richard Burchett  Oil on panel, 1850’s

Princess Katherine of Aragon By Richard Burchett Oil on panel, Daughter of Ferdinand & Isabella of Spain.

To my mind, the rumor that Anne Boleyn has got 6 fingers, is a fiction. In that era 6 fingers on  a hand meant that person was famous with witchcraft. Henry VIII was a faithful man and as many others was afraid of witches or warlocks. He would never fall in love or marry a witch not only by his own solution but under the certain pressure of his court and church.

Excite and engage the audience with King Henry based facts in advance of London Dungeon’s move to Waterloo. SMACK created a photographic style fact file/infographic about the Terrible Tudor, seeded to create a buzz and designed for easy social sharing.

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.

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

Critically-acclaimed: Rhys Meyers as King Henry VIII in The Tudors

Jonathan Rhys Meyers in suicide attempt: The Tudors star is rushed to hospital after a bid to take his own life

Henry VIII (Jonathan Rhys Meyer), "The Tudors", season, wearing the outfit shown in the exhibition.

King Henry VIII (age c29) - Painting by unknown artist, c1520

King Henry VIII by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist oil on panel, circa 1520 20 in. mm x 381 mm)

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.

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

King Henry VIII was born on this day June, 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.

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