King Henry VIII

Madeline Morgante

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Accomplishments


  • · King Henry VIII was known as the “Father of the English Navy”
  • · Decreased the power of the nobles and increased the power of Parliament and the monarchy
  • · Fine horseman and athlete who excelled in the joust and also played sports such as tennis
  • · created a great chain of coastal fortresses in the 1540s to defend England against the threat of invasion
  • · created a great chain of coastal fortresses in the 1540’2 to defend England against the threat of invasion
  • · increased the English Navy from just 5 ships at the beginning of his reign to about 60 ships
  • · Led the religious reformation in England and changed the religion of England from the Roman Catholic faith to the Protestant religion
  • · Produced three children who all ruled as the King or Queens of England continuing the Tudor Dynasty: King Edward VI, Bloody Mary and Queen Elizabeth I

Character Traits

  • · handsome young man with a powerful physique
  • · tall, large-framed and muscular
  • · “the best dressed sovereign in the world.”
  • · greatest love is hunting on horseback, preferably deer or wild boar.
  • · also has a great love of food and drink