History lesson: Top SIX Henry VIII facts

We all love a good gossip and know that Henry VIII is probably most famous for his six wives, but is that all there is to him? Here’s six quick facts about the monarch.

Born 1491 and lived to become 56 years old ending his days Palace of Whitehall, London, in 1547.

All three of his children, King Edward VI, Queen Mary I and Queen Elizabeth I ascended to the throne.

He established the Church of England.

He is known as ‘Father of the Navy’ investing heavily in ships.

He introduced the theory of the ‘Divine right of Kings.’

He liked to spend lots of money.

Right – now we’ve learnt lots about him. Let’s get back to the juicy gossip and find out what his six wives really thought of him in ‘SIX the musical‘ coming to The Lowry Tue 4 – Sun 16 December 2018. For more information and tickets visit the website or call box office on 0843 208 6000.