Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
Henry VIII (see here),
The play Henry VIII by Shakespeare spans 1521-33.
From 1526, Henry courted Anne Boleyn.
The Egyptians Act expelled the gypsies from England 1530.
Henry broke with Rome in the 1530s, after he could not get a divorce to marry Anne Boleyn.
In 1532 he made Anne Boleyn Marquess of Pembroke, the first hereditary peerage granted to a woman. The title of Earl of Pembroke was previously in the Herbert family (surrendered 1479) and was later re-created for the Herbert family (in 1551).
Henry mar 2ndly, 1533, to Anne Boleyn and had issue:
Henry mar 6thly to Catherine Parr.
He died 28th Jan 1547, age 55 yrs.
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