Anne Boleyn ( /ˈbʊlɪn/, /bəˈlɪn/ or /bʊˈlɪn/); c.1501 – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of Henry VIII of England and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right. Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation.
.The six wives of Henry VIII. Of the six, three are directly descended from one lady: Elizabeth Cheney. From her 1st marriage to Sir Frederick Tilney, her daughter Elizabeth married the 2nd Duke of Norfolk, and her children Elizabeth and Edmund were the parents of, respectively, Anne Boleyn & Katherine Howard. Her daughter Anne Say Wentworth's daughter Margery was the mother of Jane Seymour.
Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, was the son of King Henry VIII of England and his teenage mistress, Elizabeth (Bessie) Blount. He was the only illegitimate offspring whom Henry acknowledged. He was born in 1519, and married Lady Mary Howard at the age of 14. He died childless in 1536 when he was just 17 years of age.
Catherine Parr (Katherine, Kateryn, Katheryne or Kathrine); 1512 – 5 September 1548) was Queen consort of England and Ireland and the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII of England. She married Henry VIII on 12 July 1543. She was the fourth commoner Henry had taken as his consort, and outlived him. She was also the most-married English queen, as she had a total of four husbands.
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
Katherine of Aragon, 1st Queen of Henry VIII Catherine of Aragon was described as the most beloved queen in English history. Catherine was born on December 15, 1485 at Alcala de Henares, Madrid. She was the last child of Ferdinand of Aragon, king of Spain and Isabella, queen of Castile (together known as the "Catholic Kings").