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Dissecting a Divorce: King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

A pivotal period in the history of the early modern world was King Henry VIII’s schism with the Roman Catholic Church and the English Reformation it sparked. 1,394 more words


The Downfall of Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn is remembered as Henry VIII’s second wife after his infamous annulment from his first, Katherine of Aragon. In addition, she is known for her shocking and grisly execution. 1,079 more words


On this day, 24th October in Tudor time...

Picture is of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, where Jane is buried

On This Day 24th October 1537

On 24th October 1537, Jane Seymour died at Hampton Court, twelve days after an excruciating labour had brought forth Henry VIII’s heir. 203 more words


Which of Henry VIII’s wives was his best match?

Which of Henry VIII’s wives was his best match?

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived – but which wife was Henry’s best match? | © Georgios Kollidas… 423 more words


Did Anne Boleyn Crave the Crown?

Did Anne Boleyn crave the crown?

For years we’ve been told that Anne refused to sleep with Henry VIII until he made her his queen. Yet, says George Bernard, the argument that she demanded a crown on her head simply doesn’t stack up… 2,275 more words


Did Anne Boleyn Have to Die?

Why did Anne Boleyn have to die?Was she ensnared by a conspiracy, the victim of her own loose tongue, or simply guilty as charged? Suzannah Lipscomb tries to unearth the real reason why Henry VIII sent his second wife, Anne Boleyn, to the block. 2,974 more words


Henry VIII and the Myth of the Male Child

Henry VIII could not father male children.

I hear this sentence stated as fact quite regularly. Yes, the sex of child is determined by the father’s sperm (male are XY and female are XX, lending that the father must give an Y chromosome). 324 more words