After he divorced Queen Catherine of Aragon, his personal life and even the whole nation took unexpected turns. Includes basic facts about his wives after the divorce.
This area has national, ecclesiastical, and international repercussions, but they still emerge from Henry’s personal desire for a divorce with popular Queen Catherine. Includes basic facts about her and Henry’s children.
He was a Lancastrian who was born in 1457; ascended the throne on 22 Aug 1485 with the death of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth; crowned on 30 Oct 1485; and died in 1509. He supposedly ended the War of the Roses, but not domestic rebellions launched by the Yorkists. He was the father of in/famous Henry VIII.
This article is divided in two parts: (1) the basic facts about his life (2) and a discussion of his (possible) involvement in the death of his two nephews, the Princes in the Tower. The post is ideal for students of Shakespeare and Richard’s detractors and defenders.
This article is a quick, uncluttered review of the basic facts. He succeeded to the throne when his father King Edward IV died in 1483, but he was never crowned. He reigned—not ruled—for only 77 days, until his uncle Richard usurped the throne.
This post is quick review of basic facts. Born in 1442, Rouen, Normandy, France, he had a complicated reign. It began in 1461 when he deposed Henry VI. It lasted until 1470 when his enemies, the Lancastrians, chased him out of England. Then he regrouped and began his second reign in 1471. He died in 1483 from pneumonia, at only 40 years young.
This short article is an uncomplicated review for students of Shakespeare and history. Succeeding his father at nine months young in 1422, and growing up extra-pious, Henry was a Lancastrian who was not fit for the hard-hitting politics of fifteenth-century kingship. He suffered from bouts of mental illness. He died (was killed) in 1471.
This short post is an uncluttered overview, particularly for students of Shakespeare and history. Henry (b. 1386) was the eldest son of Henry IV. Crowned in 1413, how would Henry V govern and fight as the second Lancastrian king, by the time he died young in 1422?
This article is useful for a very short, uncluttered review, particularly for students of Shakespeare. Born in 1367, Henry forced Richard II to abdicate in 1399 and then was crowned shortly afterwards. He was the first Lancastrian king. He died in 1413.
Dateline: 5 July 1702, Philadelphia. People in the New World thought it best to proclaim her queen in order to provide for their own defence and form a militia against invasion and for legal reasons.