Henry VIII was born in Greenwich in 1491. He became King of England in 1509 after being crowned at Westminster Abbey. Henry Proclaimed himself head of the Church of England and dissolved the monasteries. He had six wives during his reign in his quest for a male heir. Henry VIII was the first English monarch to have a navy and he founded the Royal Armouries in 1515.
This Henry VIII Gem Pendant is made from lead-free pewter with a blue or red gem and is supplied on silver chain. The information card is full colour on the front and has historical information on the reverse.