Till our King Henry had shook hands with Death.
An ugly woman, married to King Henry VIII, would have defied the axe and daunted her husband's infidelities.
King Henry VIII, who said to his lawyer, Forget the alimony, I've got a better idea. Never got a dinner!
England was a cold, backward, rebellious little kingdom. It's king: Henry the Eighth, remembered principally for his six wives and the chicken legs clutched in his fat fists.
I would put forward a modest proposition that we were very much better governed by Henry VIII than we are by King Gordon.
You end up with this succession of periods when everything was marvellous - from King Arthur to the medieval times, Ivanhoe, chivalry, Henry VIII, Merry England, the Blitz
There isn't a single player I would pay to watch. You can say Thierry Henry, he's a fabulous striker, with pace and power, but a great entertainer needs to have charisma, too. Does he have charisma? No.
Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure.