Henry VIII, King of England
Henry (1491-1547) VIII, King of England, 1509-1547
Son of Henry VII, King of England and Elizabeth of York. He was King of England from 1509-1547, succeeding his father.
He had six wives, and three surviving children between them.
He was succeeded as Monarch of England by each of his three surviving children in turn. First Edward VI, then Mary, then Elizabeth.