The Wives Of Henry Viii
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The wives of Henry VIII.

The wives of Henry VIII.



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  • The Wives of Henry VIII
    Sara Armoush
    Period 12
  • Henry VIII
    Was born Henry Tudor
    Wasn’t supposed to be king since he had an older brother
    Was 18 when his older brother died, and he became king
    In his youth, he was handsome and athletic. He was tall and had a bright red-gold cap of hair and beard
    He wasn’t like the typical ‘Henry VIII’, which was thought to be overweight and an unhealthy old man
    After his first son Henry died, he consoled himself by going to war against France
    Died in 1547 of illness
  • Catherine of Aragon
    Daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain
    was betrothed to Arthur, Henry VIII's older brother
    marriage gave England alliance with Spain
    was pregnant seven times
    had daughter names Mary
    divorced because she couldn't have a son that would be a male heir to Henry's throne
    Humble and Loyal
  • Anne Boleyn
    Act of succession made her children legitimate heirs to the throne
    Executed for treason and adultery
    Was previously married to the heir of Ormonde, and had had an affair with Henry Percy
    Was in a relationship with Poet Sir Thomas Wyatt while he was married
     The most happy
  • Jane Seymour
    Was considered to be a threat to Anne Boleyn because Henry began to fancy her
    Carried Henry's first and only actual son, Edward
    Died two weeks after Edward was born
    Was Henry’s only wife to be buried with him in his tomb
    Bound to obey and serve
  • Anne of Cleves
    Marriage to Henry VIII was for English alliance with protestant princes
    She was Annulled by parliament
    Was thought of as 'unattractive‘ by Henry
    God send me well to keep
  • Kathryn Howard
    She was Anne Boleyn's younger cousin
    She married Henry when she was 19 and he was 49
    She began having affairs with 'younger' men and people agreed that Henry was too old for her
    After evidence being gathered, and Henry found out about her affairs, he had her executed
    No other will than his
  • Katherine Parr
    Named after Catherine of Aragon
    Shewasfluent in french, Latin, and Italin.
    had been previously married to: Edward Borough, John Nevilles, and Latimer of Snape Castle
    became a step-mother to Latimer's two children from his preevious marriages
    desired to marry Thomas Seymour after King Henry's death instead of mourning him
    Thomas Seymour was Jane Seymour's brother
    She was close with all three of Henry's kids
    Was personally involved in the education of princess Elizabeth, and Edward
    became pregnant for the first time in 1548
    after giving birth, became ill with puerperal fever a couple months later, and died the next morning
    was said to have been the only true match for Henry VIII, since she survived him, and was able to marry after.
    To be useful all that I do
  • Henry VIII
  • Catherine of Aragon
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Jane Seymour
  • Anne of Cleves
  • Kathryn Howard
  • Katherine Parr
  • IB relation
    Henry’s wives were the key influence that caused him to change from Roman Catholicism to the church of England.
  • Sources
    Eakins, Lara E. "Henry VIII King of England." Tudor History. Lara E. Eakins, 2009. Web. 4 Oct. 2009. <>.
    Eakins, Lara E. "The Wives of Henry VIII." Tudor History. Lara E. Eakins, 2009. Web. 4 Oct. 2009. <>.