He married six times, first to Katherine of Aragon (divorced), then to Anne Boleyn (beheaded), then to Jane Seymour (died), then to Anne of Cleves (divorced), then to Katherine Howard (beheaded), and finally to Katherine Parr (survived).
To his credit, he legitimized the crown after decades of the War of the Roses (warring between the two branches of the royal family), but he is remembered today for his lechery and for abusing his wives and his two daughters in a futile effort for a healthy son; only his daughter Elizabeth I would be his saving grace.
Henry VIII seemed to have a liking for redheads named Katherine, since he married three such women.
Messenger: (to a group of young noblewomen) "His Royal Majesty Henry VIII seeketh another wife."
Young noblewomen: (screaming in horror and stampeding)
He called Jane Seymour his "true wife" because she was the only one to give him a son (Edward VI)
Anne Boleyn and Kathryn Howard were beheaded for treason
Katherine of Aragon and Anne of Cleves were divorced.
Catherine Parr was widowed and went on to marry Thomas Seymour.
Anna: I don't know. He's a total Henry VIII
Won the Battle of The Spurs against the French and declared "Defender of The Faith" by the Pope, a title that Monarchs in England still hold to this day.
He is remembered as a tyrant but arguably did much to add legitimacy to the crown after years of bloody civil war between the Lancastrians and the Yorkists.
Henry VIII created the Church of England.
Henry VIII was a strong, yet murderous, ruler.