King Henry VIII

Henry VIII by Hans Holbein
Born: June 28, 1491 at Greenwich Palace

Mother: Queen Elizabeth of York

Father: King Henry VII

Married:

  1. Katherine of Aragon, 11th June 1509 at Greenwich – marriage annulled 1533
  2. Anne Boleyn, 25th January 1533 at King’s private chapel at Whitehall Palace – marriage annulled, Anne Boleyn executed.
  3. Jane Seymour, 30th May 1536, Queen’s Closet, Whitehall Palace – Jane Seymour died shortly after childbirth.
  4. Anne of Cleves, 6th January 1540 at the Queen’s Closet at Greenwich – marriage annulled
  5. Catherine Howard, 28th July 1540 at Oatlands – Catherine Howard Executed
  6. Katherine Parr, 12th July 1543 at Hampton Court Palace – Katherine outlived Henry.

Children: (acknowledged that survived infancy)

  1. Mary Tudor, mother Katherine of Aragon (b: 18th February 1516, d: 17th November 1558).
  2. Henry Fitzroy, mother Bessie Blount (b: 19th June 1519, d: 23rd July 1536).
  3. Elizabeth Tudor, mother Anne Boleyn (b: 7th September 1533, d: 24th March 1603).
  4. Edward Tudor, mother Jane Seymour (b: 1th October 1537, d: 6th July 1553).

Children (did not survive infancy)

With Katherine of Aragon

  • 31st January 1510: Stillborn daughter
  • 1st January 1511 – 22nd February 1511: Prince Henry
  • 17th September 1513: Stillborn son
  • November 1514: Son who died shortly after birth
  • 10th November 1518: Stillborn daughter

With Anne Boleyn

  • 1534: Miscarriage/stillbirth
  • 29th January 1536: Miscarriage of a son approximately three and a half months

Reign: April 21, 1509 – January 28, 1547

Coronation: June 24, 1509 at Westminster Abbey

Title: Henry VIII, King of England, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, and under Christ the supreme head on earth of the Church of England and Ireland

Died: January 28, 1547 at Whitehall Palace, London.

Buried: St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
Henry VIII Grave

Signature:14266762_max

 

Coat of Arms:

Henry VIII Coat of Arms

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