1. Happy Birthday King Henry VIII!!! Born in 1491, he was also known as Henry Tudor and was King of England for almost 38 years. During his reign he is most known for his role in the English Reformation and beheading two of his six wives, Ann Boleyn and Catherine Howard. His daughter, Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth I ruling England for 45 years. To find out more about King Henry VIII and the Tudors check out your local NYPL branch for books or DVDs from the Showtime series, The Tudors. 

    Happy Birthday King Henry VIII!!! Born in 1491, he was also known as Henry Tudor and was King of England for almost 38 years. During his reign he is most known for his role in the English Reformation and beheading two of his six wives, Ann Boleyn and Catherine Howard. His daughter, Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth I ruling England for 45 years. To find out more about King Henry VIII and the Tudors check out your local NYPL branch for books or DVDs from the Showtime series, The Tudors

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    A perfect time to break out Bring Up the Bodies, don’t you think?
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    English history - nerd moment. Happy b-day, old man.
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    Doesn’t be just look like the kind of asshole who would create his own religion for his own purposes and then kill a few...
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