On the death of his father on the 22nd of April 1509, Henry became King Henry VIII. Henry was seen as a clever and active young man, he spoke three languages fluently, he was an excellent sportsman too. He played tennis, he wrestled, he liked archery and bowling. Henry also enjoyed hunting, jousting and hawking.
Henry, of course, is famous for his dealings with women, there were six wives and assorted mistresses who accompanied him through life.
This kings story has kept us enthralled for many years, his exploits viewed on the big screen and on television many many times. Let's have a look at who has played him over the years.