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Born: 28 June 1491 – Greenwich Palace
Father: King Henry VII
Mother: Elizabeth of York
Reigned: 1509 – 1547
Died: 28 January 1547

1491 - Born, Greenwich, 28 June, second son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.
1509 - Death of Henry VII – Henry VIII becomes King aged 17
1509 - Marries Catherine of Aragon, daughter of the King and Queen of Spain and Arthur's widow. 8 children but only one survived infancy, Mary (later Mary I).
1515 - Great tournament ground built at Greenwich by King Henry VIII
1518 - The Pope and the kings of England, France, and Spain, pledge peace in Europe. – Ordinance depot (later Royal Arsenal) established at Woolwich
1520 - Henry holds peace talks with Francis I of France at the Field of the Cloth of Gold.
1533 - Henry marries Anne Boleyn, secretly; Princess Elizabeth (later Elizabeth I) is born later that year. Henry is excommunicated by the Pope.
1534 - The Act of Supremacy is passed, establishing Henry as head of the Church of England.
1535 - Sir Thomas More is executed after refusing to accept Henry as supreme head of the Church of England.
1536 - After the birth of Elizabeth, Henry grew tired of Anne after a miscarriage and two still-births. Anne Boleyn is executed for high treason and Henry marries Jane Seymour.
1536 - Act of Union between Wales and England.
1540 - Henry marries and divorces Anne of Cleves. It was an arranged marriage and Henry was not happy with Anne's appearance.
1540 - Henry marries Catherine Howard, his fifth wife.
1542 - After Henry discovered Catherine as having been unfaithful, she is executed for treason.
1543 - Henry marries Catherine Parr, his sixth wife.
1547 - Edward VI became King of England on death of Henry VII