Henry VIII Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Henry VIII

Last Updated: 05 Oct, 2023 | Views: 203

Age: 55

Profession: Historical Men

Other Profession(s): Warrior

Famous For: The King's Six Wives And His Legendary Appetite.

Henry VIII Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
28 Jun, 1491 (55 Years 07 Months)
Birth Country
United Kingdom
Birth State/Province
England
Birth District
South East London
Birth Place
Palace Of Placentia, Greenwich
Birth Sign
Cancer
Religion
Catholicism
Nationalities
British
Died on
28 Jan, 1547
Cause of Death
Natural Causes

Henry VIII Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Henry VIII, King of England and native to the country, was a real tyrant. He modified the English Constitution and grew royal power as much as he could. On top of that he declared himself superior to the Church of England. That’s not all though, Henry had a love for ships. He’d spare no expense to outfit them with artillery and whatever else they needed. A madman with boats some would say. His navy was so impressive that he got the nickname “Father of the Royal Navy” during his rule in Portsmouth.

Henry VIII Legacy:

Henry VIII was infamous for both his numerous scandalous love affairs and his six marriages.

Henry VIII was infamous for his ruthlessness, and since he was so preoccupied with maintaining his power, he frequently put down dissenters by having them executed without even a formal trial.

Wolsey quickly rose to prominence in the English court and was appointed Lord Chancellor in 1515. 

King Francis I of France was defeated and taken by Charles, but none of Henry's hopes for this war were realised. He signed the Treaty of the More in 1525 after withdrawing England from the alliance with France.

Henry VIII Title:

Henry VIII joined the Holy League's war against France in 1511 under Pope Julius II. The first French expedition, which the King used to try to subjugate French regions, was greatly dependent on Wolsey's assistance.

On April 21, 1509, King Henry VII passed away, and the young Henry became king in his place. Henry VIII, who was young and inexperienced when he became king, leaned heavily on Thomas Wolsey's leadership to run the country.

Henry VIII Unknown facts:

Charles of Austria, who reigned over both the Holy Roman Empire and Spain, declared war on France in 1521.

Henry VIII Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 188 cm
In Meters 1.88 m
In Feet & Inches 6'2"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 83 kg
In Pounds 182 Ibs
Eye Color
Blue
Hair Color
Dark Brown

Henry VIII Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Henry VII of England
Mother's Name
Elizabeth of York
Spouse
Catherine Of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne Of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr
Brother(s)
Edmund Tudor, Duke Of Somerset, Arthur, Prince Of Wales
Sister(s)
Mary Tudor, Queen Of France, Elizabeth Tudor, Margaret Tudor, Katherine Tudor
Son(s)
Elizabeth I Of England, Mary I, Edward VI, Henry, Duke Of Cornwall, Henry FitzRoy, Duke Of Richmond And Somerset
Daughter(s)
Mary I, Elizabeth I
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