April 21,1509 – Henry VIII ascends the throne of England on the death of his father, Henry VII.

April 21,1509 – Henry VIII ascends the throne of England on the death of his father, Henry VII.

Field armor of Henry VIII of England about 1544

Field armor of Henry VIII of England about 1544

House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree. To complete Henry VIII family tree SOTW sheet for Ch. 34b. WEEK 28

House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree. To complete Henry VIII family tree SOTW sheet for Ch. 34b. WEEK 28

Henry VIII (1491–1547)  by Hans Holbein the younger  (studio of)

Henry VIII (1491–1547) by Hans Holbein the younger (studio of)

Henry VIII and Jane Seymour's tomb in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. They are buried in a vault along with the executed King Charles I and an infant child of Queen Anne. The tomb was re-discovered during excavations for a new royal vault in 1813, and George IV requested that a marble slab be placed there to permanently mark the burial site. It was eventually added in 1837 by William IV. More here: http://onthetudortrail.com/Blog/2012/09/17/henry-viiis-final-resting-place/

Henry VIII and Jane Seymour's tomb in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. They are buried in a vault along with the executed King Charles I and an infant child of Queen Anne. The tomb was re-discovered during excavations for a new royal vault in 1813, and George IV requested that a marble slab be placed there to permanently mark the burial site. It was eventually added in 1837 by William IV. More here: http://onthetudortrail.com/Blog/2012/09/17/henry-viiis-final-resting-place/

Henry VIII - divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived

Henry VIII - divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived

1st January 1511: In the early hours of the morning Catherine of Aragon gave birth to a son, Henry Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII. Tragically the little boy was to die only fifty two days later on February 22nd. How different Tudor history and England may have been if the little boy had lived.

1st January 1511: In the early hours of the morning Catherine of Aragon gave birth to a son, Henry Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII. Tragically the little boy was to die only fifty two days later on February 22nd. How different Tudor history and England may have been if the little boy had lived.

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), all these three were, probably, the most beloved wives of Henry VIII of England.

The horned helmet of Henry VIII Royal armouries Leeds 16th century

The horned helmet of Henry VIII Royal armouries Leeds 16th century

The Unfaithful Queen: A Novel of Henry VIII's Fifth Wife ...

The Unfaithful Queen: A Novel of Henry VIII's Fifth Wife ...

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