Henry VIII (England)

Henry VIII of England


King of England (15091547)

Lord of Ireland (15091542)

King of Ireland (15421547)

Henry VIII in Art:

Portrait of Henry VIII of England (c. 1537)

Holbein, Hans the Younger (c.1497-1543)

Portrait of Henry VIII of England
Oil on panel, 28 x 20 cm
Museo Thyssen-BornemiszaMadrid


Henry VIII in Film:

Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)


Anne of the Thousand Days
Director: Charles Jarrott
Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold


Crossed Swords (1977)


Crossed Swords
Director: Richard Fleischer
Starring: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Mark Lester


The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)


The Other Boleyn Girl
Director: Justin Chadwick
Starring: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson


Henry VIII in Literature:

• Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): Henry VIII (1613)

• Twain, Mark (1835-1910): The Prince and the Pauper (1881)


Born June 28 1491 Greenwich Palace (England)
Died January 28 1547 Palace of Whitehall (London)
Wife Catherine of Aragon (1485-1536)
Daughter Mary I (1516-1558)
Father-in-law Fernando II (Aragón)
Mother-in-law Isabel I de Castilla (1451-1504)
Nephew-in-law Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558)
Wife Anne Boleyn (c.1507-1536)
Daughter Elizabeth I (1533-1603)
Father-in-law Thomas Boleyn (c.1477-1539)
Mother-in-law Elizabeth Boleyn (c.1480-1538)
Mistress/Sister-in-law Mary Boleyn (c.1500-1543)
Brother-in-law George Boleyn (c.1504-1536)
Wife Jane Seymour (c.1508-1537)
Son Edward VI (1537-1553)
Wife Anne of Cleves (1515-1557)
Wife Catherine Howard (c.1523-1542)
Wife Catherine Parr (1512-1548)
Title King of England (1509-1547)
Title Lord of Ireland (1509-1542)
Title King of Ireland (1542-1547)


See also:

• English monarchs | Irish monarchs | Monarchs


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