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Anne of Cleves

‘I like her not.’ The wife rejected by Henry VIII

Catherine Howard

A young woman whose marriage to Henry VIII would end in tragedy

The Field of Cloth of Gold

Henry VIII's historic meeting with his great rival François I in 1520 was a defining point in his reign

Elizabeth I

Was Elizabeth’s 44-year reign really a ‘golden era’ of English history?

Katherine Parr

Henry VIII's last queen: wife, nurse and loving stepmother

Henry VIII's children

All three ruled England

Life at the Tudor court

In the Tudor period, a monarch’s home was centre of the nation

Jane Seymour

Henry VIII's third and favourite wife

Henry VIII

Who was the real Henry VIII?