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King Henry the VIII of England

King Henry the VIII, 3rd of 8 children born to King Henry the VII and Elizabeth of York in 1491 that survived infancy. Married six wives to see if one of them provided him with a male heir. Father of Queen Elizabeth I, Mary Tudor, Prince Edward VI and Henry FitzRoy (illegitimate). Died in 1547 aged 55. ... show more

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Kathy Pinna It's too bad that this is the portrait of King Henry the VIII of England that we all know. This is when he was older and ill. When he was a younger man, he was quite dashing! In addition to being a King, he was educated, talented, and a poet.
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