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  • 1480s

  • 1490s

    • June 28, 1491: Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • 1493: At the age of two, Henry was appointed Constable of Dover Castle and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
  • 1500s

    • 1505: Yet by 1505, Henry VII lost interest in a Spanish alliance and the younger Henry declared that his betrothal had been arranged without his consent. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • 1509: Continued diplomatic manoeuvring over the fate of the proposed marriage lingered until the death of Henry VII in 1509. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • June 11, 1509: Only 17 years old, Henry married Catherine on 11 June 1509 and, on 24 June 1509, the two were crowned at Westminster Abbey. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • 1509: Those of the House of Lords date from the first year of Henry VIII in 1509. - Public journal, Wikipedia.
  • 1510s

  • 1520s

    • 1521: Pursuant to a grant from Pope Leo X rewarding a book by Henry, the Defence of the Seven Sacraments, attacking Martin Luther, the royal style became "Henry the Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of England and France, Defender of the Faith and Lord of Ireland". - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • June, 1525: The young boy was made Duke of Richmond in June 1525 in what some thought was one step on the path to legitimatising him. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • 1526: But Henry had to debase the coinage in 1526 and 1539 in order to solve his financial problems and despite efforts by his ministers to reduce the costs and wastage at court, Henry died in debt. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • 1526: The first evidence of a clothing item dedicated to football comes in 1526 from the Great Wardrobe of King Henry VIII of England, which included a reference to a pair of football boots. - Kit (association football), Wikipedia.
    • 1529: After 16 years at the top he lost power in 1529 and in 1530 was arrested on false charges of treason and died in custody. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • 1529: Convinced that he was treacherous, Anne Boleyn maintained pressure until Wolsey was dismissed from public office in 1529. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • November 3, 1529: George Hastings was created the first Earl of Huntingdon by Henry VIII of England on 3 November 1529. - George Hastings, 1st Earl of Huntingdon, Wikipedia.
    • November 3, 1529: His father was created the first Earl of Huntingdon by Henry VIII of England on 3 November 1529. - Francis Hastings, 2nd Earl of Huntingdon, Wikipedia.
  • 1530s


    • 1530

      • 1530s: Critical for the Henrician reformation was the new political theology of obedience to the prince that was enthusiastically adopted by the Church of England in the 1530s. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1530: When this was discovered, Henry ordered Wolsey's arrest and had it not been for his death from illness in 1530, he might have been executed for treason. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.

    • 1531

      • February 11, 1531: Henry VIII of England is recognized as supreme head of the Church of England. - February 11, Wikipedia.
      • February 11, 1531: The church in England recognised Henry VIII as supreme head of the Church of England on 11 February 1531, however in 1532 he still continued to attempt to seek a compromise with the Pope, but negotiations (started in 1530 and ended in 1532) with the papal legate Antonio Giovanni da Burgio failed. - History of the Church of England, Wikipedia.

    • 1532


    • 1533

      • January 25, 1533: She soon became pregnant and there was a second wedding service, which took place in London on 25 January 1533. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • May 23, 1533: Cranmer, sitting in judgment at a special court convened at Dunstable Priory to rule on the validity of the king's marriage to Catherine of Aragon, declared the marriage of Henry and Catherine null and void. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1533: His break with Rome in 1533–34 was an act with enormous consequences for the subsequent course of English history beyond the Tudor dynasty. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • June 1, 1533: Catherine was formally stripped of her title as queen, and Anne was consequently crowned queen consort on 1 June 1533. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1533: Rejecting the decisions of the Pope, Parliament validated the marriage of Henry and Anne with the Act of Succession 1533. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • September 7, 1533: The queen gave birth slightly prematurely on 7 September 1533. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • September, 1533: Most sources attest only to the birth of Elizabeth in September 1533, a possible miscarriage in the summer of 1534, and the miscarriage of a male child, of almost four months gestation, in January 1536. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • September 1, 1533: On 1 September 1533 King Henry VIII created his queen Anne Boleyn Marchioness of Pembroke in her own right, a signal honour, because his great-uncle Jasper Tudor had been the Earl of Pembroke, and because Henry's own father, Henry VII, had been born there. - Earl of Pembroke, Wikipedia.

    • 1534

      • 1534: The Ecclesiastical Appointments Act 1534 required the clergy to elect bishops nominated by the Sovereign. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1534: After a false pregnancy or miscarriage in 1534, he saw her failure to give him a son as a betrayal. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1534: The Act of Supremacy in 1534 declared that the King was "the only Supreme Head in Earth of the Church of England" and the Treasons Act 1534 made it high treason, punishable by death, to refuse to acknowledge the King as such. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1534: As early as Christmas 1534, Henry was discussing with Cranmer and Cromwell the chances of leaving Anne without having to return to Catherine. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1534: There are also grounds for suspecting that he had an affair with an unknown woman in 1534. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1534: For example, Richard Sampson's Oratio (1534) was a legalistic argument for absolute obedience to the temporal power as vested in divine law and Christian love ("obey my commandments"). - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1534: It first featured on Irish coins in the reign of Henry VIII around 1534. - Cross-border flag for Ireland, Wikipedia.

    • 1535


    • 1536

      • January 8, 1536: News reached the king and the queen that Catherine of Aragon had died. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • January 29, 1536: This happened on the very day of Catherine’s funeral, 29 January 1536. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • May 17, 1536: George Boleyn and the other accused men were executed on 17 May 1536. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • May 19, 1536: On 19 May 1536, the queen was executed on Tower Green. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • May 2, 1536: Anne was arrested and taken to the Tower of London. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1536: The reforms alienated pious folk who believed in the old rituals depended on the monasteries for religious devotions and helped provoke the great northern rising of 1536–1537, known as the Pilgrimage of Grace. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1536: His obesity dates from a jousting accident in 1536 in which he suffered a leg wound. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1536: This was followed by the Act of Succession 1536, which declared Henry's children by Queen Jane to be next in the line of succession and declared both the Lady Mary and the Lady Elizabeth illegitimate, thus excluding them from the throne. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1536: Author Mike Ashley speculated that Anne had two stillborn children after Elizabeth's birth and before the birth of the male child she miscarried in 1536. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1536: These suppressions, including the Dissolution of the Lesser Monasteries Act of 1536, in turn contributed to further resistance among the English people, most notably in the Pilgrimage of Grace, a large uprising in northern England in October, 1536. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1536: It suitably impressed foreign ambassadors, one of whom wrote home that, "The wealth and civilisation of the world are here, and those who call the English barbarians appear to me to render themselves such." Henry finally retired from the lists in 1536 after a heavy fall from his horse left him unconscious for two hours, but he continued to sponsor two lavish tournaments a year. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
      • 1536: One day after Anne's execution in 1536 Henry became engaged to Jane Seymour, one of the Queen's ladies-in-waiting to whom the king had been showing favour for some time. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.

    • 1537


    • 1538


    • 1539

  • 1540s

    • 1540: Dissolved in 1540 by Henry VIII it became the centre of a repossession struggle between the Dominicans and Franciscans in the 1670s. - Carlingford, County Louth, Wikipedia.
    • July 28, 1540: (the same day Cromwell was executed) Henry married the young Catherine Howard (also Katherine), Anne Boleyn's first cousin and a lady-in-waiting of Anne's. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • January, 1541: His father had agreed in January 1541, as one of the terms of his submission to Henry VIII of England, to send young Gerald to be educated in England. - Gerald FitzGerald, 15th Earl of Desmond, Wikipedia.
    • 1541: Their descendant the Countess of Salisbury was beheaded by King Henry VIII in 1541. - Aston Clinton, Wikipedia.
    • September 4, 1541: The office has been in existence since the foundation of the diocese on 4 September 1541 under King Henry VIII. - Bishop of Peterborough, Wikipedia.
    • February 13, 1542: Again, this point was ignored, and Catherine was executed on 13 February 1542. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • 1543: Under the Act of Succession 1543, Henry's only surviving legitimate son, Edward, inherited the Crown, becoming Edward VI. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • February 24, 1544: Sir William Eure was created Lord Eure, by letters patent, on 24 February 1544 during the reign of Henry VIII. - Baron Eure, Wikipedia.
    • 1544: An Act of Parliament put the daughters back in the line of succession after Edward, Prince of Wales, though they were still deemed illegitimate. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • December 24, 1545: "Alas, how can the poor souls live in concord when you preachers sow amongst them in your sermons debate and discord? They look to you for light and you bring them darkness. Amend these crimes, I exhort you, and set forth God's word truly, both by true preaching and giving a good example, or else, I, whom God has appointed his vicar and high minister here, will see these divisions extinct, and these enormities corrected..." - Henry VIII of England, Wikiquote.
    • 1546: He founded Christ Church Cathedral School, Oxford in 1546. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
    • January 28, 1547: It undoubtedly hastened his death at the age of 55, which occurred on 28 January 1547 in the Palace of Whitehall, on what would have been his father's 90th birthday. - Henry VIII of England, Wikipedia.
  • 1850s

  • 2000s







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