What fate befell the six wives of Henry VIII?
Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was executed on this day in 1536
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Henry VIII was King of England from 1509 until his death in 1547. As monarch, he is especially known for his six wives and, in particular, his single-minded effort to have his first marriage to Catherine of Aragon annulled. This led to his excommunication by the Pope and the initiation of the English Reformation. Indeed, his parting with Catherine led to a split with Rome. But what of his subsequent marriages? And who were the six queens consort wedded to Henry?
Click through and find out who got divorced, who died, who ended up beheaded, and who survived.
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