King of England. He is known for marrying seven women. Two of which were beheaded for a variety of reasons. He also attempted to remove the Catholic Church from England through widespread destruction, looting and executions. The greatest threat to his rule was a revolt know as "The Pilgrimage of Grace" who were led by Robert Aske. Due to Henry VIII's ruthlessness and powers of deception the ringleaders were eventually rounded up and executed.
Won the Battle of The Spurs against the French and declared "Defender of The Faith" by the Pope, a title that Monarchs in England still hold to this day.
He is remembered as a tyrant but arguably did much to add legitimacy to the crown after years of bloody civil war between the Lancastrians and the Yorkists.
Henry VIII was the King of England.
Henry VIII created the Church of England.
Henry VIII was a strong, yet murderous, ruler.
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