Who was King Henry VIII?
This is King Henry VIII.
He is remembered for starting the Church of England, and for having six wives!
Find out more about him, below.
- King Henry VIII had six wives. Most of his wives were not treated well. He even had two of them beheaded!
- He wanted to look rich and strong. He had jewels sewn into his clothes and ate the finest foods.
- He also set up the Church of England.
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- King Henry VIII wasn't the nicest person. He liked to get his own way and was a bit of a show off.
- Henry had a fool to make him laugh. The fool told jokes and did funny things, like a clown.
- When Henry died, he owned 50 different palaces. The most famous is Hampton Court.
- Henry had a bowling alley and tennis courts at Hampton Court!