Born June 28, 1491 and Died on January 28, 1547
Henry Vlll died at age 55 in London. He had 6 wives named Catherine of Argon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, and Catherine Parr. He had a father named Henry Vll of England and a mother named Elizabeth of York. He has been living in London, England
APPEARANCE : Tall, Heavier set, Short hair, Beard, Blue-grey eye
PERSONALITY: Intelligent, curious, willing to learn, enjoyed dancing and entertainment
CLASS/SOCIAL BACKGROUND: Was taught religious studies in Roman Catholic religion along with other languages. Studied in law, literature, history etc.
-led the religious reformation in England and changed the religion of England
-Established the Act of Supremacy
-Decreased the power of the Nobles and increased the power of Parliment
HOMETOWN: Greenwich Palace, Greenwich
OTHER INFO: He beheaded two of his wives, wrote his own music, and his original name was Henry Tudor.
-Henry Vlll created the Church of England because the pope would not let him get a divorce and then re-marry
-Split off the England church from the Roman Church
Church of England
DISSOLUTION OF THE MONASTERIES
-Did this to limit the power of the churches in England
-Over 800 Monasteries were ruined or sold and bought as Anglican Churches.
-It lasted for 4 years and the last Monastery that was ruined was Waltham Abbey
-By 1540 the Navy had more than 50 ships.
-We still use Navy ships in the military today
DIVORCE AND REMARRYING
-It is still against Catholic religion to divorce
-You know people today that marry and divorce a couple times