King of England from 22 April 1509 until his death in 1547. Henry is best known for his six marriages, and his efforts to have his first marriage (to Catherine of Aragon) annulled.
Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, reigned as Queen of England from 1533 to 1536. Her marriage, execution by beheading for treason, and role in the English Reformation were pivotal in shaping history.
Jane Seymour became England's Queen in 1536 after marrying King Henry VIII, succeeding Anne Boleyn. Tragically, she passed away from postnatal issues, leaving behind her sole child, the future King Edward VI.
Anne of Cleves became England's fourth queen on 6 January 1540, marrying King Henry VIII. The unconsummated marriage ended in annulment after six months, leading to a generous settlement and her title as the King's Beloved Sister.
Catherine Howard, or Katheryn Howard, reigned as England's fifth queen alongside King Henry VIII from 1540 to 1541. She tragically lost her title and life in 1542 due to charges of adultery with her cousin Thomas Culpeper.
Catherine Parr, the last of King Henry VIII's six wives, became Queen of England and Ireland in 1543 until his death in 1547. She outlived Henry by a year and eight months, being the final queen consort of the House of Tudor.