Henry VIII - Gibraltar

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Name: Henry VIII
Date of Issue: January 2009
Denominations:10p, 10p, 42p, 42p, 44p, 44p, 51p, 51p

Henry VIII (1491 - 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland, later King of Ireland and claimant to the Kingdom of France, from 21 April 1509 until his death. Henry was the second monarch of the House of Tudor, succeeding his father, Henry VII.
Henry VIII was a significant figure in the history of the English monarchy. Although in the first years of his reign he energetically suppressed the Protestant reformation of the church, a movement having roots with the martyr John Wycliffe of the 14th century, he is more popularly known for his political struggles with Rome.


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