Henry VIII

Henry VIII Famous People World History Visual Arts

Image of a portrait of Henry VIII which Hans Holbein the Younger created in 1537.  The original of this portrait is maintained by the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, Spain.

Henry VIII changed how British people living in Ireland conducted their affairs.  Before his rule, Ireland ran Ireland.  During his rule - and particularly during the rule of his daughter, Elizabeth I - Britain began to infringe on Ireland's sovereignty.

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