England, Scotland and Wales. British Empire. Monarchy
Henry VIII - Wives, Siblings & Children
Henry Tudor, the son of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth York, was born on June 28, 1491, in the royal residence, Greenwich Palace. After his brother Arthur died, he became Henry VIII. He married six times, beheaded two of his wives, and was the main instigator of the English Reformation. His only surviving son, Edward VI, succeeded him after his death on January 28, 1547.
The Oxford Companion to Black British History (Oxford Companions)
The Oxford Companion to Black British History (Oxford Companions) by David Dabydeen; from African auxiliaries stationed on Hadrian's Wall in the 2nd century AD, through John Edmonstone, who taught taxidermy to Charles Darwin, Mary Seacole', & Walter Tull, footballer & First World War officer....the Qualifications & Curriculum Authority highlighted in their annual report of Dec 2005 the need to give more attention to the wider teaching of black history.