To-the mother of Elizabeth of York and to the father of King Henry VII
had been taught the alphabet and the rudiments of English Grammar
used a Horn Book
The lord’s prayer was inside his Horn Book
He was the first English monarch to be educated under the influence of the Renaissance.
He became a accomplished scholar, linguist, musician, and athlete
1st wife of King Henry
Catherine of ARAGON
Married on June 11th and was 18
The youngest surviving child of the 'Catholic Kings' of Spain,
was born on 16 December 1485
same year that Henry VII established the Tudor dynasty
Gave him first sonh
Anne Boleyn is one of the most famous queens in English history
Was killed because she couldn’t give King Henry the son he desperately needed
Was executed for thought of being a witch
Was the 2nd wife who gave King Henry a son
Anne of Cleves
King Henry referred to her as “Flanders Mare”
King Henry was grateful for her cooperation and granted her a generous income and several homes, including Hever Castle.
Was a cousin of Henry VIII's ill-fated second queen, Anne Boleyn
Was a silly person. Was a flirtatious and emotional
King Henry called her “His rose with no thorn”
Were married at he Hampton court palace
On July 12th 1543
Became king when his brother Arthur and father died
Was just shy of 18 when he became King
SO WHAT DID HE DO??? * He was responsible for the reformation in England and founded the Church of England. * He promoted Parliamentary Government by extending representation and expanding the privileges of both houses. * He enhanced the standing of the Monarchy and created a new sense of National identity. * He was the first English Monarch to authorize the translation of the Bible into English.
What else * During his reign he built or re-modeled 70 palaces and had a fortress erected along the South coast. * He popularized the art of portraiture and patronized the Arts. * He introduced progressive and efficient taxation schemes. * He was the principle founder of the English Navy, which was to be the basis for England's future dominance on the sea.
King Henry had three children
Edward, Elizabeth, Mary
AT age 22 he caught small pox
had his first attack of malaria. This disease plagued him for the rest of his life.
At age 54 He could hardly walk and was carried everywhere by sedan chair.
He spent the last 8 days of his life in bed. He was too weak to lift a glass of water to drink.
He died amid the horrendous stench of his bursting leg ulcers.