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Henry VIII

Once enclosed by King Henry VIII and stocked with deer for the hunt, St. James’s Park is now open to the public.
Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  King of England from 1509 to 1547; broke with the Catholic Church; married six times; beheaded two wives (1491-1547)
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  • Once enclosed by King Henry VIII and stocked with deer for the hunt, St. James’s Park is now open to the public.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • It is certain, that, at that moment, no abuse of power, no violence, not one of the abominations of the worst tyrants, no action of Busiris, of Tiberius, or of Henry VIII.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • This stern-countenanced invalid was the dread Henry VIII.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • We are amused at beholding the costume of Henry VIII, or Queen Elizabeth, as much as if it was that of the King and Queen of the Cannibal Islands.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden

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  • Hall described Henry VIII.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Henry VIII, the Defender of the Faith, seized upon the monastery and its possessions and hanged and tortured some of the monks who could not accommodate themselves to the pace of his reform.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Henry VIII found walking difficult because he had a abbess on his knee.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • Henry VIII.
    Thomas More  --  Utopia
  • I wandered through the ancient Greek and Egyptian galleries, but my favorite spot was the manuscript room, with letters written by the kings and queens of England, Henry VIII and poor Anne Boleyn, and Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria.
    Gloria Whelan  --  Listening for Lions

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  • It seemed to her idiotic not to have remembered Henry VIII and the basis upon which Protestantism rests.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • The ambitious cardinal, who was prime minister to Henry VIII.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • 5 In Britain, the ambitious Cardinal Wolsey, prime minister to Henry VIII, wanted to become pope.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Finally, swaying like Henry VIII after one of his gorging feasts, I went up to the cash register counter.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • It can regulate or new-model the succession to the Crown; as was done in the reign of Henry VIII and William III.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • I tried to find a comfortable spot in an upholstered chair that looked like it could have belonged to Henry VIII.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • In Henry VIII, I think I see plainly the cropping out of the original rock on which his own finer stratum was laid.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • If it had been as easy to remove the jury from the manners as from the laws of England, it would have perished under Henry VIII, and Elizabeth, and the civil jury did in reality, at that period, save the liberties of the country.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • /To loan/, in the American sense of to lend, is in 34 and 35 Henry VIII, but it dropped out of use in England early in the eighteenth century, and all the leading dictionaries, both English and American, now call it an Americanism.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • It traced its origin to an abbey school, founded before the Conquest, where the rudiments of learning were taught by Augustine monks; and, like many another establishment of this sort, on the destruction of the monasteries it had been reorganised by the officers of King Henry VIII and thus acquired its name.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • , First, Second, and Third Parts; and Henry VIII.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • It can alter the established religion of the land; as was done in a variety of instances in the reigns of King Henry VIII and his three children.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • See Shakespeare’s _Henry VIII.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • From the red and white roses proceeded a stem, which reached up to a second stage, occupied by Henry VIII.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • Cardinal Wolsey was prime minister of England in the reign of Henry VIII.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Had Henry VIII. survived a few hours longer, his order for the duke’s execution would have been carried into effect.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • In the reign of Henry VIII. poisoners were, by Act of Parliament, condemned to be BOILED TO DEATH.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • Thomas Cromwell was the son of an English blacksmith; he rose to be lord high chamberlain of England in the reign of Henry VIII.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • I don’t mean to say that you would ever have known that Leonora knew anything, but if Florence started to tell us how Ludwig the Courageous wanted to have three wives at once—in which he differed from Henry VIII, who wanted them one after the other, and this caused a good deal of trouble—if Florence started to tell us this, Leonora would just nod her head in a way that quite pleasantly rattled my poor wife.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • See _Henry VIII.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • See _Henry VIII.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • See _Henry VIII.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • The ground on which the Priory of the Grey Friars stood was conferred by Henry VIII. on the Corporation of London (who caused the institution there of a home for poor boys and girls).
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • To the rest of the world the name of Henry VIII. brought a shiver, and suggested an ogre whose nostrils breathed destruction and whose hand dealt scourgings and death; but to this boy the name brought only sensations of pleasure; the figure it invoked wore a countenance that was all gentleness and affection.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • About five o’clock Henry VIII. awoke out of an unrefreshing nap, and muttered to himself, "Troublous dreams, troublous dreams!
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • It was not till the end of this reign (Henry VIII.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
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