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date: 23 August 2019

Henry VIIIlocked

(1491–1547)
  • E. W. Ives

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Henry VIII (1491–1547), king of England and Ireland, was the second surviving son of Henry VII (1457–1509) and his wife, Elizabeth (1466–1503), eldest child of Edward IV. He was born at Greenwich on 28 June 1491 and baptized in the church of the Observant friars there, by ...

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