King Henry Viii : The King Of The Throne

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King Henry VIII was one of the most important and controversial leaders in English royalty history. In his rule, he made several large changes to normal English lifestyle, including taking complete control over the Church system and stripping the pope of all of his powers in England. He also broke a Christian tradition by having six different wives (In Christianity, you are not allowed not allowed to divorce or have several spouses). King Henry VIII 's life and rule completely redefined English history and legacy, and he certainly will be remembered forever as one of the most important leaders of his time. Henry VIII was born on June 28, 1491 in Greenwich, London, England. The rules of a monarchy state that the King 's eldest son is…show more content…
Darnley 's heir, James, claimed the throne of Scotland, and eventually claimed the throne of England when the Tudor dynasty was broken with the death of Elizabeth I in 1603. Elizabeth Tudor, Henry VIII 's second eldest sister, died at the young age of 3 years old. She never held any royal positions. One of Henry 's younger sisters, Mary Tudor, became the Queen of France for a brief period of just 3 months. She married King Louis XII of France on October 9, 1514. They lived together as King and Queen for several months until Louis XII 's death on New Year 's day in 1515. They had no children together, which left the French throne to Francis I. Afterwards, she married Charles Brandon, the Duke of Suffolk. This eventually lead to her becoming the Grandmother of Lady Jane Grey, who was the Queen of England for a very brief time following the death of Henry VIII 's eldest son, Edward, in 1553. Edmund Tudor was Henry VIII 's youngest brother. When he was born, he was given the title of Duke of Somerset. He would not hold this title for long though, as he would died in 1500 at the young age of 15 months from unknown conditions. Katherine Tudor, the youngest of Henry VIII 's siblings, died several days after being born in 1509. She never held any positions of royalty. Henry VIII 's father, King Henry VII, was a very accomplished English hero, both as a monarch and a warlord. He was
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