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a presentation about Henry VIII of England and his six wives!! =)

a presentation about Henry VIII of England and his six wives!! =)

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  • 1. Karina Quick 2ºBach B
  • 2. Summary
    • About Henry VIII
    • Childhood
    • Death of Arthur-Succession
    • Catherine of Aragon
    • Anne Boleyn
    • Jane Seymour
    • Anne of Cleaves
    • Catherine Howard
    • Catherine Parr
    • Death
    • Children
    • Conclusion
    • Questions
  • 3. About Henry VIII
    • King of England and Lord of Ireland
    • Significant figure in the history of England
    • Separation from the Roman Catholic Church
    • Supreme Head of the English Church
    • Legal Union of England and Wales
    • Six wives – three children
    • Wanted more than one male heir to the throne.
  • 4. Childhood
    • Sixth child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York .
    • Six siblings, only three — Arthur, Prince of Wales ; Margaret ; and Mary — survived infancy
    • First-rate education
    • Fluent in Latin, Spanish and French
    • Preparing for a life in the church
  • 5. Death of Arthur-Succession
    • 1502-Arthur dies
    • Henry becomes Prince of Wales
    • Engaged to Arthur’s widow, Catherine of Aragon
    • Death of Henry VII
    • Marriage and Coronation – 17 years old
  • 6. Catherine of Aragon
    • Youngest surviving child of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile .
    • Engaged to Henry’s brother Arthur
    • Marriage to Henry – 24 years
    • Six pregnancies
    • Mary only surviving child
    • Henry falls in love with Anne Boleyn
    • Divorce
    • Dies 1536 - Cancer
  • 7. Anne Boleyn
    • Key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation .
    • Daughter of Sir Thomas Boleyn and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Howard
    • 1525 - Henry VIII falls in love with Anne – Pursuit
    • Annulment from Catherine
    • 25 January 1533 – Wedding
    • Queen of England on 1 June 1533
    • gave birth to the future Elizabeth I of England .
    • Unable to give male heir- incest with brother
    • Execution
  • 8. Jane Seymour
    • Daughter of Sir John Seymour of Wiltshire and Margery Wentworth .
    • She was not educated as highly as King Henry's previous wife
    • She became a maid-of- honour in 1532 to Queen Catherine and went on to serve Queen Anne Boleyn.
    • Wedding ten days after Anne’s execution
    • She was never crowned
    • Early 1537, Jane became pregnant .
    • Edward VI of England on 12 October 1537
    • Queen Jane died on 24 October 1537
  • 9. Anne of Cleaves
    • German noblewoman - second daughter of John III , Duke of Cleves, Julich, Berg, Count of Mark and Ravensbergand and Maria, Duchess of Julich-Berg .
    • Painted beautifully by Hans Holbein
    • Henry disappointed
    • However - married on 6 January 1540
    • Non-consummation
    • Marriage was annulled on 9 July 1540
    • Generous settlement
  • 10. Catherine Howard
    • Cousin of Anne Boleyn
    • She was the daughter of Lord Edmund Howard
    • Marriage - 28 July 1540
    • Very attractive and beautiful
    • Repulsed by her husband's obesity .
    • Adultery committed while married to the King.
    • Execution
  • 11. Catherine Parr
    • Last of the six wives
    • most-married English Queen, with four husbands.
    • 12 July 1543 – Marriage
    • First Queen of Ireland
    • Outlived Henry
    • Married Jane Seymour’s brother
    • Died after childbirth – Puerparal fever
  • 12. Death
    • Obesity – leg wound
    • Boils
    • Ulcers
    • Type II Diabetes
    • Death - 28 January 1547
    • Buried in St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle , next to his wife Jane Seymour.
    • Son Edward succeeds
  • 13. Children
    • - Edward - first to reign Protestant– dies age 15
    • - Mary - Catholic Reign – marries Phillip I Spain
    • Dies of cancer
    • - Elizabeth – Protestant – Most successful reign
  • 14. CONCLUSION
    • Henry came to the throne after his brother’s death
    • He had SIX wives
    • His divorce of Catherine separated the English Church from the Catholic Church – England becomes protesant .
    • Out of his six wives two were beheaded, two divorced, one died and one lived.
    • He had three children
  • 15. Questions
    • Do you think Henry was obsessed with finding a male heir?
    • Was it fair of him beheading two of his wives?
    • Out of his six wives, who do you think was the most important?
  • 16. If you have enjoyed Henry’s life… The Tudors - Series The Other Boleyn Girl - Film