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21 April 1509 – The Accession of King Henry VIII

| April 21, 2015

21 April 1509 – The Accession of King Henry VIII

The King is dead, long live the King! Fifty-two year old Henry VII died at Richmond Palace on the night of 21st April 1509, passing the throne on to his seventeen-year-old son, Henry. Henry VIII was crowned King on 24th June 1509, in a joint coronation with his new bride, Catherine of Aragon. Henry VIII’s […]