Portrait of Henry VIII

Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord, and later assumed the Kingship, of Ireland, and continued the nominal claim by English monarchs to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the second monarch of the Tudor dynasty, succeeding his father, Henry VII.


Father: Henry VII of England (not in diary)
Mother: Elizabeth of York (not in diary)

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Further reading


  • Wikipedia for background, portrait.