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On June 28 1491 Henry the VIII of England was born This young man will form his own church He will succeed to the throne in 1509 He will also marry six women Something good will happen when he is king he will unite England and Wales and will also do some bad things like executing people who would not follow his rules In 1539 the Act of Supremacy declared Henry to be the head of the Church of England King Henry the VIII of England had a good side and a bad side Though popular with the people of England and also very talented he had many bad times and many good times for himself Henry was not only selfish but handsome and had a hearty personality He was also a gifted scholar linguist composer and a musician He was talented at many sports and was also good with the ladies Henry was the second son and the third child of his father Henry the VIII died in 1509 The only reason Henry would become king is because of his brothers Arthur death in April of 1502 Soon after that Henry would marry his first wife his brother Arthurs widow Catherine of Aragon Many wives would follow after her During most of his early reign Henry relied on Thomas Cardinal Wosley to do much of the political and religious activities Henry soon got tired of his marriage with Catherine of Aragon so he decides that he doesnt want to be married to her anymore One of his underlying reasons is that Catherine fails to bare a male heir He tells Thomas Wosley to talk to the pope so he can divorce Catherine But Cardinal Wosley wasnt able to convince the Pope Thus in 1529 Henry took Wesleys authority away from him Henry then appointed Sir Thomas More Through Thomas Cramner Henry got the divorce that he wanted with Catherine of Aragon and then
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