Talk:Henry VIII of England

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  • I shan't keep you long.

is this realy by Henry VIII? It is attributed to him many times, especially in best man speeches... Please clarify!

  • All is lost! Monks, Monks, Monks! So, now all is gone - Empire, Body, and Soul!
  • You have sent me a Flanders mare.
    • This speech is used in school history textbooks and refers to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.
  • I like her not!

About Henry VIII

  • In the midst stood Prince Henry, who showed already something of royalty in his demeanour, in which there was a certain dignity combined with singular courtesy.