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King Henry VIII was born on this day 28th June, 1491. King of England and second son of Henry VII he married six times, beheaded two wives, broke away from the Catholic Church to form the Church of England, executed Catholics who failed to recognize the church and executed Protestants who complained that he should execute more Catholics, yet he still managed to remain a popular King
Henry VII. After taking the throne, king Henry VII disarmed the nobility, a maneuver essential for consolidation and restoration of royal authority. The infamous Star Chamber was revived. He kept his promise to marry Elizabeth of York, thereby affirming his legitimacy. She bore him eight children, including the future King Henry VIII. An Historical Figure of England, Tudor Dynasty.
Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, heir to the throne of England, son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, brother of Mary, Margaret, and Henry VIII. Married to Catherine of Aragon in 1501, died in 1502. hemmahoshilde.wor... <--- You're welcome to read more about Catherine of Aragon on my blog :).
Excerpt: 'MARGARET POLE, Countess of Salisbury (1473-1541), was daughter of George Plantagenet, duke of Clarence, by his wife Isabel, daughter of Warwick the Kingmaker. She was born at Castle Farley, near Bath, in August 1473, and was married by Henry VII to Sir Richard Pole, son of Sir Geoffrey Pole, whose wife, Edith St. John, was half-sister of the king's mother, Margaret Beaufort.' The last Plantagenet, she was hideously executed May 27,1541. Read More...
RED ROSE~~ Katherine of Valois was a wife of Henry V, mother of Henry VI. Later she was wed with Owen Tudor and became mother to Edmund, Jasper, Margaret, Catherine and Tasinda Tudor. So she was a paternal grandmother of Henry VII
Richard Pynson was official printer to Henry VII and Henry VIII. It appears that he was also a bookbinder: the blind-stamped Tudor rose centre panel of this fine example of medieval English bookbinding, with alternating fleurs de lys and cinquefoils in the surrounding compartments, is said to be recognisably his. The binding covers an indenture made between Henry VII and Thomas Silkesteade, Prior of St Swithun in Winchester.