Henry VIII, King of England
Henry VIII, King of England Poems
- Passtime With Good Company 1 Pastime with good company 2...
- Green Groweth The Holly 1 Green groweth the holly, 2 ...
- Though That Men Do Call It Dot... 1 Though that men do ...
- Lusty Youth Should Us Ensue 1 Lusty Youth should us ...
- Though Some Saith That Youth R... 1 Though some ...
- The Tyme Of Youthe The tyme of youthe is to be spent; But ...
- Withowt Dyscord Withowt dyscord And bothe acorde Now let us...
Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord, and later King, of Ireland, as well as continuing the nominal claim by the English monarchs 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. Henry's struggles with Rome led to the separation of the Church of England from papal authority, the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and establishing himself as the Supreme Head of the Church of England. Yet he remained a believer in core Catholic theological teachings,... more »
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Passtime With Good Company
1 Pastime with good company
2 I love and shall unto I die.
3 Grudge whoso will, but none deny,
4 So God be pleased, this live will I.
5 For my pastance
6 Hunt, sing, and dance.
7 My heart is set
8 All godely sport
9 To my comfort.
10 Who shall me let?
11 Youth will have needs daliance,
12 Of good or ill some pastance.
13 Company me thinketh then best
14 All thoftes and fantasies to digest.
15 For idleness
16 Is chief mistress
17 Of vices all.
18 Than who can say
19 But ...