This category lists pages and sites about the life and rule of Henry VIII (1491-1547). Under Henry's reign, England broke ties with the Roman Catholic Church. The Church of England was formed, and the Protestant Reformation began.

All sites listed here are suitable for children and teens to read and use for enjoyment and/or for schoolwork.

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BBC: Henry VIII (1491 - 1547)
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Overview of the monarch who after the death of his elder brother Arthur in 1502, became heir to the English throne.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Henry VIII
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Lengthy article which concentrates on Henry's break with the Church of Rome.
Henry VIII
[ Kids ] Biography about the King of England (1509–47).
Henry VIII and His Six Wives
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Includes a short biography of the king along with information on his ill-fated brides.
Henry VIII: British Monarchs
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Presents an overview of Henry's life, including the political and personal turmoil. From
King Henry VIII
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Includes comprehensive biography, portraits and primary sources.
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Provides short biographies of each of the women to whom the king was married.
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