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Henry VIII Tudor King of England[1]

Male 1491 - 1547  (55 years)


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  • Name Henry VIII Tudor King of England  [2
    Born 28 Jun 1491  Greenwich Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1547  [2
    Buried Windsor Castle Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I37734  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2016 

    Father Henry VII Tudor King of England,   b. 28 Jan 1456-1457, Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1509, Richmond Palace, Richmond Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth of York Plantagenet,   b. 11 Feb 1465-1466,   d. 1503  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1485-1486  Westminster, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13668  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Blount,   b. Abt 1502,   d. 1539  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married
    • 1 _MSTAT Friends
    Children 
     1. Henry (Duke of Richmond) FitzRoy,   b. 1519,   d. 22 Jul 1536  (Age 17 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F13660  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Link Henry ... King of England & The 8Th Henry,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married
    • 1 _MSTAT Other
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F13661  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Catherine of Aragon,   b. 15 Dec 1485, Near Madrid, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1535-1536, Kimbolton Castle, Hunts, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1501  St Pauls Cathedral., London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Tudor, (Duke of Cornwall) England,   b. 1 Jan 1509,   d. 22 Feb 1509  (Age 0 years)
     2. Mary I Tudor Queen of England,   b. 18 Feb 1515-1516, Greenwich Palace, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1558, St James Palace Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F13662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Anne (Marchioness of Pembroke) Boleyn,   b. Aft 1501,   d. 19 May 1536, Executed, Tower Of London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1532-1533 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth I Tudor Queen of England,   b. 7 Sep 1533, Greenwich Palace Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1602/03, Richmond Palace, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Henry Tudor, (Duke of Cornwal) England,   d. Nov 1534
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F13663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Jane Seymour,   b. Abt 1505,   d. 24 Oct 1537, Executed Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 20 May 1536 
    Children 
     1. Edward VI Tudor King of England,   b. 12 Oct 1537,   d. 6 Jul 1553  (Age 15 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F13664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 6 Anne of Cleves,   b. 22 Sep 1515,   d. 1557  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1539-1540 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F13665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 7 Catherine Howard,   b. Abt 1520,   d. 13 Feb 1541-1542, Beheaded Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1540 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F13666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 8 Catherine Parr,   b. Abt 1512,   d. 5 Sep 1548  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1543 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F13667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 6 wives: divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. The non-English wives were both divorced. Children came from the first 3 marriages only. It appears that only 2 mistresses & 1 bastard child were formally recognised, as shown below, but at least three other bastard children are often attributed to him: Thomas Stukeley (by Jane Pollard), Henry Carey (by Mary Boleyn, shown below as a recognised mistress) & John Perrott (by Mary Berkeley).

      RHYME TO REMEMBER THE monarchs BY

      Willy, Willy, Harry, Ste,
      Harry, Dick, John, Harry three,
      One, two, three Neds, Richard two,
      Henries four, five, six - then who?
      Edwards four, five, Dick the bad,
      Harries twain and Ned the lad,
      Mary, Bessie, James the vain,
      Charlie, Charlie, James again,
      William & Mary, Anna Gloria,
      Four Georges, William and Victoria,
      Edward, George, then Ned the eighth
      quickly goes and abdicat'th,
      leaving George, then Liz the second,
      and with Charlie next it's reckoned.

      That's the way our monarchs lie
      since Harold got it in the eye!

      PS. Sorry, Lady Jane Grey - you got the chop!

      This rhyme has been rememorised by British school children for a greatmany years. In this version The current Royal family has been added. Itcomes from "English Monarchs Dates & Ages" by John Owen Smith athttp://www.johnowensmith.co.uk/histdate/monarchs.htm

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.

    2. [S2] Mac 14Febxx.FTW.