St Mawes Castle, Cornwall - St Mawes Castle and its twin across the other side of the River Fal, Pendennis Castle, were two of a series of coastal forts and castles built by King Henry VIII as protection against potential invaders such as the Spanish.
Ruins of Glastonbury Abbey - Somerset, England. In during the year of the reign of Henry VIII, there were over 800 monasteries, nunneries and friaries in Britain. By there were none. Glastonbury Abbey was but one such casualty.