Henry VIII, King of England from 1509, (1932). Creator: Rosalind Thornycroft.

Henry VIII, King of England from 1509, (1932). Creator: Rosalind Thornycroft.

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Henry VIII, King of England from 1509, (1932). Henry (1491-1547) succeeded his father, Henry VII, in 1509. Obsessed with passing the throne on to a male heir, he had six wives in the course of his reign, none of whom provided him with a son who survived. In divorcing his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, in 1533, Henry severed the English church from Rome. With portraits of Henry's six wives; Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr. From "Kings and Queens" by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon, 1932.

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People Information

  1. Rosalind Thornycroft, attributed to: British: Artist
  1. King Henry VIII: British; English: King of England
  2. Catherine of Aragon: Spanish: Queen of England
  3. Anne Boleyn: British; English: Queen
  4. Catherine Howard: British; English: Queen
  5. Anne of Cleves: German: Queen
  6. Jane Seymour: British; English: Queen
  7. Catherine Parr: British; English: Queen
People Related
  1. Eleanor Farjeon: British: Author
  2. Herbert Farjeon: British: Author

Picture Type
  1. Portrait

Category Hierarchy

People Royalty

Artistic Representations Portraits

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3246x4330
File Size : 41,178kb


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