KING HENRY

THE RENAISSANCE

BIRTH

Henry VIII, born in 1491, in Greenwich on june 28th 1491

He was the second son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York

King Henry VIII became king when his older brother King Arthur died in 1502

King Henry VIII

King Henry was famous for his brutal treatment toward his whole family members, including his wife and children. For example, Loyal Catherine of Aragon had been divorced by force, and Henry decided to execute Ann Boleyn and Catherine of Aragon for the sake of having a boy that couldn't inherit his throne.