Henry VIII

Henry VIII
1491 - 1547
Henry VIII  English Royalty

Henry VIII dating history


Henry VIII was previously married to Catherine Parr Queen Consort (1543 - 1547), Catherine Howard (1540 - 1542), Anne Of Cleves (1540), Jane Seymour (1536 - 1537), Anne Boleyn (1533 - 1536) and Catherine Of Aragon (1509 - 1533).

Henry VIII was in relationships with Anne Bassett (1538 - 1542), Margaret Skipworth (1537 - 1538), Margaret Shelton Mistress (1534 - 1535), Mary Boleyn (1520 - 1522), Elizabeth Blount (1515 - 1520) and Anne Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon (1510 - 1513).

Henry VIII had an encounter with Etiennette de la Baume (1513).

Henry VIII is rumoured to have hooked up with Elizabeth Brooke Lady Wyatt (1542), Jane Mewtas (1539), Elizabeth Somerset, Countess of Worcester (d. 1565) (1535), Mary Berkeley (mistress) (1528), Elizabeth Amadas (1527), Joan Dingley (mistress) (1525), Agnes Edwardes (1523 - 1524), Jane Pollard-Stukley (1519), Jane Popincourt (1514) and Elizabeth Carew (1514).


English Royal Henry VIII was born Henry Tudor on 28th June, 1491 in Greenwich Palace, England and passed away on 28th Jan 1547 Palace of Whitehall, London, England aged 55. He is most remembered for Besides his six marriages, Henry VIII is known for his role in the separation of the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church.. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Henry VIII is a member of the following lists: House of Tudor, Former Roman Catholics and English people of Welsh descent.


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Relationship Statistics

Married6 23 years, 11 months 7 years 6 months, 5 days
Dating6 5 years, 1 month 2 years, 8 months -
Encounter1 - - -
Rumoured10 1 year 1 month, 6 days -
Total23 23 years, 11 months 2 years, 7 months 6 months, 5 days


First Name Henry
Last Name Tudor
Full Name at Birth Henry Tudor
Alternative Name Henry VIII of England, Henry VIII, Henry Tudor, King of England, Defender of the Faith, Supreme Head of the Church of England, King Henry VIII
Age 55 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th June, 1491
Birthplace Greenwich Palace, England
Died 28th January, 1547
Place of Death Palace of Whitehall, London, England
Cause of Death Septicemia
Buried St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Weight 350lbs (159 kg)
Build Large
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Red
Distinctive Feature In his youth he was athletic and highly intelligent. A contemporary observer described him thus: 'he speaks good French, Latin and Spanish; is very religious; heard three masses daily when he hunted ... He is extremely fond of hunting, and never takes that diversion without tiring eight or ten horses ... He is also fond of tennis'..., "He was a Renaissance Prince - fervently interested in science and the arts, and particularly music"..., "Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived"..., A man of pleasure who, unlike his father Henry VII, delegated Government decisions to others - he only liked to mix business with pleasure..., Had a short attention span and was easily bored..., Physically "very stout and marvellously excessive in eating and drinking"..., The former Carthusian monk Andrew Boorde examines Henry
and finds him ‘fleshy’ with large arteries, ruddy cheeks and pale skin, with his ‘hair plenty and red, pulse great and full digestion perfect, anger short [and] sweat abundant". He is alarmed by Henry’s obesity..., "Henry now finds it difficult to ride and so, on his beloved hunting trips, stags are brought before him to shoot"..., "Henry’s mobility is impaired. Two ‘king’s trams’ – rather like sedan chairs – are purchased to carry him around the royal apartments. A hoist may have been used to lift him up from the ground floor of his palaces – to avoid using stairs"..., He had leg ulcers, muscle weakness, and, according to some accounts, a significant personality shift in middle age towards more paranoia, anxiety, depression and mental deterioration...
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
Occupation Text King of England
Occupation Royalty
Claim to Fame Besides his six marriages, Henry VIII is known for his role in the separation of the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church.
Associated Acts The English Reformation, The Church of England
Father Henry VII of England
Mother Elizabeth of York
Brother Arthur, Prince of Wales
Sister Margaret Tudor, Mary Tudor, Queen of France
Family Member Henry, Duke of Cornwall (son with Katherine of Aragon), Mary I of England (daughter with Katherine of Aragon), Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (illegitimate son with Bessie Blount), Elizabeth I of England (daughter with Anne Boleyn), Edward VI of England (son with Jane Seymour)
Favorite People Charles Brandon (great friend)
Favorite Songs Greensleeves
Favorite Places Hitchin in Hertfordshire (hunting grounds)

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death in 1547. Henry is best known for his six marriages, and, in particular, his efforts to have his first marriage (to Catherine of Aragon) annulled. His disagreement with Pope Clement VII about such an annulment led Henry to initiate the English Reformation, separating the Church of England from papal authority. He appointed himself Supreme Head of the Church of England and dissolved convents and monasteries, for which he was excommunicated. Henry is also known as "the father of the Royal Navy," as he invested heavily in the navy, increasing its size from a few to more than 50 ships, and established the Navy Board.

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Partner Comparison

Henry VIII55 CancerRoyalty
Catherine Parr Queen Consort36Royalty
Elizabeth Brooke Lady Wyatt57
Catherine Howard22 LibraRoyalty
Anne Of Cleves41 VirgoRoyalty
Jane Mewtas-
Anne Bassett38
Margaret Skipworth-
Jane Seymour29Royalty
Elizabeth Somerset, Countess of Worcester (d. 1565)63
Margaret Shelton Mistress59Poet
Mary Berkeley (mistress)79
Elizabeth Amadas30
Anne Boleyn36 ScorpioRoyalty
Joan Dingley (mistress)-
Agnes Edwardes-
Mary Boleyn44 AquariusRelative
Jane Pollard-Stukley-
Elizabeth Blount39 Pisces
Jane Popincourt-Teacher
Elizabeth Carew46
Etiennette de la Baume-
Anne Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon61
Catherine Of Aragon50 SagittariusRoyalty
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
(stillborn son)MaleCatherine Of Aragon
HenryMaleCatherine Of Aragon
(Stillborn girl)Female31st January, 1510512 years oldCatherine Of Aragon
HenryMale1st January, 1511511 years oldCatherine Of Aragon
Mary RoseFemale18th February, 1516506 years oldCatherine Of Aragon
(Unnamed daughter)Female10th November, 1518503 years oldCatherine Of Aragon
Henry FitzRoyMale15th June, 1519503 years oldElizabeth Blount
ElizabethFemale7th September, 1533488 years oldAnne Boleyn
EdwardMale12th October, 1537484 years oldJane Seymour


Posted commentsView all comments (1)

BillySep 4, 2014

Why on earth does it say Mistress after Margaret Shelton's name? There's no need for that, it looks ridiculous.

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