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Henry VIII


Henry became the King of England at age 17 in 1509, when his father, Henry VII, died. Use the powerpoint and websites to find out what he was like as a king. Use the information from the reading comprehension task too.


  • How did England change during his reign?

  • What were his strengths and weaknesses?

  • Did he make any new rules?

  • Did he marry and have children?

If you haven't completed the Daily Lesson already, use the link, to watch the videos and complete the activities about Henry VIII.

Create a factfile about Henry VIII. Include information about his achievements and key events in his life. You might want to use the template below.

Complete the grid for each of Henry's 6 wives.

Use all of your research and knowledge to complete the activities below.