HENRY VIII


HENRY VIII
(1491-1547)
   English King who was declared "Defender of the Faith" by the POPE for his critique of LUTHER in 1521. He was excommunicated in 1533 as a result of his divorce--an act which led to the English REFORMATION.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Henry VIII — Henry VIII, King (1491 1547) the king of England from 1509 until his death. The fact about Henry VIII which most British people know is that he had six wives. He tried to legally end his first marriage, to Catherine of Aragon, because she did not …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Henry VIII — steht für: Heinrich VIII. (England), König von England Heinrich VIII. (Drama), ein Drama von William Shakespeare Henry VIII (2003), ein britisches Filmdrama von Pete Travis Diese Seite ist eine Begr …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Henry VIII — 1. ( Defender of the Faith ) 1491 1547, king of England 1509 47 (son of Henry VII). 2. (italics) a drama (1612 13?) by Shakespeare. * * * born June 28, 1491, Greenwich, near London, Eng. died Jan. 28, 1547, London King of England (1509–47). Son… …   Universalium

  • Henry VIII — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Henry VIII, ou Henri VIII en français, peut désigner : Sommaire 1 Monarque 2 Cinéma et télévision …   Wikipédia en Français

  • HENRY VIII — (1491 1547) Henry VIII, the king of England whose policies established the independence of the Church of England, was born on 28 June 1491, the second son of his predecessor Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Henry became heir to the throne upon… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Henry VIII — (1491–1547)    Monarch.    Henry was the surviving son of King Henry VII of England. In 1509 he married his elder brother’s widow, Catherine of Aragon, daughter of ferdinand and isabella of Spain, which required a papal dispensation. In the same… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Henry VIII — Henry the Eighth, the king of England from April 22nd, 1509, to January 28th, 1547 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • HENRY VIII —    king of England from 1509 to 1547, son of preceding, born at Greenwich; was welcomed to the throne with great enthusiasm, and still further established himself in public favour by his gallant exploits at the Battle of Spurs and at the sieges… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Henry VIII — /ˈhɛnri/ (say henree) noun 1491–1547, king of England 1509–47, and of Ireland 1541–47 (son of Henry VII); his reign popularly remembered for his six marriages …   Australian English dictionary

  • Henry VIII — noun son of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547; his divorce from Catherine of Aragon resulted in his break with the Catholic Church in 1534 and his excommunication 1538, leading to the start of the Reformation in England (1491 1547)… …   Useful english dictionary


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