Jan 28

Henry VIII
Henry VIII
Apple-cheeked Hal leers
With pride, licking his lips
Without prejudice.

Henry VIII, King of England from 22nd April 1509, until his death on this day in 1547.

Henry VII, King of England from 22nd August 1485 until 21st April 1509, was born on this day in 1457.

Jane Austin’s novel Pride and Prejudice is first published on this day in 1813.

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