Henry VIII was the son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Brother to Arthur he succeeded his brother to the thrown of England after his brother died in 1501 and his father died on April 22 1509 making Henry the VIII king. He married 6 wives; Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymore, Anne of Cleves, Kathryn Howard, and finally Katherine Parr before his death in January of 1547. He had three children that survived; Mary by Catherine of Aragon, Elizabeth by Anne Boleyn and Edward by Jane Seymore. Henry is most noted for breaking England away from the Roman Catholic church and forming his own church - The Church of England, in order to disolve his marriage to Catherine of Aragon and to marry Anne Boleyn.

Type: SL (Special Gentleman)
Name: Henry VIII
Year: 1970-1986
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Type: SL (Collectors Series)
Name: Henry VIII
Year: 1983-1986
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Different versions were made over the 3 years with the low numbered sets having finer costumes than the later ones

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