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  1. Henry VIII and his six wives Presentation by Silver Karuks G1c

  2. Henry VIII • 28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547 • Palace of Placentia was the birthplace • Mother was Elizabeth of York and father was king Henry VII, king of England and Lord of Ireland • King of England and Ireland • 24 June 1509 (coronation) • Belonged to House of Tudors • Had six wives and three legitimate children • Died at Palace of Whitehall.

  3. Henry VIII`s life: • Married Catherine of Aragon ( 1509 ) • At the time of wedding the king was 17 years old and Catherine was 23 years old • On Midsummer's Day, Sunday, 24 June 1509, Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon were anointed and crowed together by the Archbishop of Canterbury at a lavish ceremony at Westminster Abby • Catherine gave birth several times but they were stillborn or died shortly after the birth. On 18 February 1516, Catherine delivered a healthy girl who was named Mary. 16 December 1485 – 7 January 1536 Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII

  4. Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 • Her father was Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire and her mother was Lady Elizabeth Howard. • Married to Henry VIII: 25 January 1533 • Words to describe Anne Boleyn: 1)Ambitious, 2)outspoken, 3)quick tempered, 4)intelligent, 5)vivacious, 6)proud and 7)cultured • She was executed because she was unjustly accused of adultery, treason, and incest, but the real reason Henry wanted her dead was so that he could marry his new love/lust, Jane Seymour and have sons. Anne Boleyn (1501 – 1536) The second wife of Henry VIII

  5. Queen of England 1536 –1537 • King Henry VIII was married to Jane at the Palace of Whitehall, Whitehall, London in 1536 • Words to describe Jane: Kind, Caring, Friendly with everyone, beautiful, well-mannered • Jane dies shortly after childbirth. There were complications with the birth, and a choice was given to Henry to choose between the life of his beloved Queen. Jane Seymour (1508 –1537) The third wife of Henry VIII

  6. She was a German noblewoman and Queen of England from 6 January 1540 to 9 July 1540 • Married on 6 January 1540 at the royal Palace of Placentia in Greenwich, London by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer. • The marriage was never consummated, and she was not crowned queen consort. Following the annulment of their marriage, Anne was given a generous settlement by the King, and thereafter referred to as the King's Beloved Sister. • She was 42 years old when she died and it was probably cancer. • She never gave birth to child Anne of Cleves (1515 –1557) The fourth wife of Henry VIII

  7. She was Queen of England from 1540 to 1541 • Her father was Lord Edmund Howard and her mother was Joyce Culpeper • She married on 28 July 1540 at Oatlands Palace, in Surrey • She did not have children • Death reason: she was beheaded on the 13 February 1542 because of betrayal • When she was beheaded, she was only 17- 24 years old. Catherine Howard (1518–1524 – 13 February 1542) The fifth wife of Henry VIII

  8. Queen consort of England and Ireland from 1543- 1547 • She married Henry VIII on 12 July 1543 • Catherine enjoyed a close relationship with Henry's three children and was personally involved in the education of Elizabeth and Edward, both of whom became English monarchs • She had a daughter - Lady Mary Seymour • She was also the most-married English queen, as she had a total of four husbands • She died on 7 September 1548, cause of death is unspecified. Catherine Parr (1512 – 1548) The sixth wife of Henry VIII

  9. He had three children. His first Child was Mary Tudor who became Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary). His second Child was Elizabeth who became Queen Elizabeth I (the Virgin Queen) and his third Child was Edward who became King Edward VI • He was an extremely tall man and his height was six foot four inches tall • King Henry VIII is most often associated with the traditional English song Greensleeves and some believe that he wrote the words and lyrics of Greensleeves for Anne Boleyn during their turbulent courtship • By 1534 King Henry VIII broke with the Church in Rome and passed the Act of Supremacy

  10. He established himself as head of the Church of England • He fathered Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I • He lived at Greenwich Palace • Henry Vlll was a great athlete in his youth. Enjoyed hunting, archery, jousting and tennis. • He spoke French, Spanish, Latin and some Italian and was a good musician.

  11. Used Sources: • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page • http://englishhistory.net/tudor/monarchs/henry8.htm • http://www.google.com/ • http://news.discovery.com/history