Henry VIII, king of England Poems

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Henry VIII, king of England
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland, later King of Ireland, from 21 April 1509 until his death. Henry was the second monarch of the House of Tudor, succeeding his father, Henry VII. Henry VIII is famous for having been married six times. He wielded perhaps the most unfettered power of any English monarch, and brought about the Dissolution of the Monasteries and the union of England and Wales. Henry VIII was the second son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. His elder brother, Arthur, Prince of Wales, died in 1502, leaving Henry as heir to the throne. Many significant pieces of legislation were enacted during Henry VIII's reign. They included the several Acts which severed the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church and established the king as the supreme head of the Church in England.

green groweth the holly
 
 
Green groweth the holly,
So doth the ivy.
Though winter blasts blow never so high,
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the testament of cressida
 
 
Thus chydand with her drerie destenye,
Weiping, scho woik the nicht fra end to end;
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