Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord of Ireland, later King of Ireland and claimant to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the second monarch of the House of Tudor, succeeding his father, Henry VII.
Besides his six marriages, Henry VIII is known for his role in the separation of the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church.
In "Foreign Affairs", Peter teaches Chris and Meg about historical figures. A cutaway depicts Henry VIII in bed with one of his wives and notes than when he has her beheaded he'll keep her head.