- 1.8 Henry VIII (1491–1547), son of Henry VII; reigned 1509–47. Henry had six wives (Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Katherine Parr) and three children (Mary I, with Catherine of Aragon; Elizabeth I, with Anne Boleyn; and Edward VI, with Jane Seymour). His first divorce, from Catherine of Aragon, was opposed by the pope, leading to England’s break with the Roman Catholic Church.
noun (plural henries or henrys)Physics
late 19th century: named after Joseph Henry (1797–1878), the American physicist who discovered the phenomenon.
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