How Many Wives Did Henry the VIII Have?


The main reason why King Henry VIII married many wives (about 6) was that he wanted to have a son who would inherit his kingdom. He married three times before he was able to get his first son, Edward Vl.
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Henry the Viii had six queens consort namely Catherine of Aragon, Mary Boleyn, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves and Catherine Howard and he married them between 1509 and 1547. A general way to remember the fates of his wives is 'divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded and survived. Henry was faintly related to all six of his wives through their familiar ancestor, King Edward I of England.
King Henry VIII was the youngest son of two who succeeded his brother, Prince Arthur, the Prince of Wales, who died at a premature age at fifteen, shortly after his marriage to his wife, Catherine of Aragon, the Princess of Spain. He had six wives.
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