Presentation on theme: "Henry VIII By Levko E. N. and his wives. Number 1 Catherine of Aragon First she married Arthur, Henry's older brother. She was 17 and Henry was only 12!"— Presentation transcript:
Number 1 Catherine of Aragon First she married Arthur, Henry's older brother. She was 17 and Henry was only 12! They divorced after more than 20 years of marriage. Her daughter Mary would later become Queen. They were married when he became King in 1509.
Number 2 Anne Boleyn Anne was a servant the Pope wouldn't allow the divorce so Henry established a new Church of England. He married Anne in 1533 in 1536 Anne Boleyn was beheaded. 11 days later Henry married this third wife. Later that year she gave birth to a girl, Elizabeth who would grow up to be a strong Queen for England.
Number 3 Jane Seymour Jane was from an old and noble family. She gave birth to a son in 1537, Edward, who would become King after his father. 12 days later she died. Henry waited two years before marrying again.
Number 4 Anne of Cleves Henry saw a picture of Anne of Cleves and he agreed to marry! She didn't speak any English and didn't know who he was. The marriage lasted six months. 20 days after his second divorce Henry married again He is said to have found her repulsively ugly, and called her a horse!
Number 5 Katherine Howard Katherine was a cousin of Anne Boleyn However she was previously, secretly engaged to one man and possibly a second one too. She was beheaded in 1542. The following year Henry VIII married for the last time.
Number 6 Kathryn Parr Kathryn had already been married twice before, but both her husbands had died. She was in love with Thomas Seymour but she was scared to refuse the King. When Henry died in 1547, Kathryn quickly married Thomas Seymour (her fourth husband). But this was an unhappy marriage. She was the first wife to bring all three of his children to live together under one roof. Kathryn was as much a nurse as a wife.
Henry’s Six Wives № NameMarriedAnnulledWhat happened DiedChildren 1 Catherine of Aragon June 11, 1509 May 23, 1533 divorcedJanuary 6, 1536 Queen Mary I 1516-1558 2 Anne BoleynJanuary 25, 1533 1536executedMay 19, 1536 Queen Elizabeth I 1533-1601 3 Jane Seymour May 20, 1536 1537diedOctober 25, 1537 King Edward VI 1537-1553 4 Anne of Cleves January 6, 1540 1540divorcedJuly 17, 1557 5 Katherine Howard July 28, 1540 1541executedFebruary 13, 1542 6 Kathryn ParrJuly 12, 1543 1547Henry VIII died September 5, 1548
There is a little rhyme that will help you remember what happened to each wife: Divorced, beheaded, died Divorced, beheaded, survived. Catherine, Anne, Jane, Anne, Katherine and Kathryn. You still have to remember the wives names and their order: