And a Divorce is Arranged…

On this day in 1531, Henry VIII of England was recognized as the supreme head of the Church of England. That doesn’t sound like much, but behind that bland fact was years of negotiations with the Roman Catholic Church, political strategizing, bribes, and more, all to secure a divorce from Henry’s first wife, Catherine, so

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Henry VIII Lives On.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Henry in THE TUDORS. Henry Tudor died 466 years ago today, but because of all he achieved in his life, his influence lives on. Most people tend to remember Henry because of his six wives, his obesity, and the fact that he split the Roman Catholic church asunder and