HyperDic: henry_viii

English > 1 sense of the expression Henry VIII:
NOUNperson Henry VIIIson of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547
English > Henry VIII: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningson of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547; his divorce from Catherine of Aragon resulted in his break with the Catholic Church in 1534 and his excommunication 1538, leading to the start of the Reformation in England (1491-1547).
Instance ofKing of England, King of Great BritainThe sovereign ruler of England
Member ofTudor, House of TudorAn English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor

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