The Tudor Society

21 April 1509 – The death of Henry VII and the accession of Henry VIII

HenryVIIHenryVIIIOn this day in history, 21st April 1509, fifty-two-year-old King Henry VII died at Richmond Palace, passing the throne on to his seventeen-year-old son Henry, who became King Henry VIII.

You can read all about Henry VII's death in my article from last year - click here and you can read all about Henry VIII's accession over at The Anne Boleyn Files.

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