King Henry VIII was born on June 28, 1491. His place of birth was Palace of Placentia. He died on January 28, 1547. His place of death was Palace of Whitehall in London. He was a famous King of England and he rules for many years. His kingdom started in April 22, 1509 and continued till his death in 1547.
He achieved a lot of success during his royal life and kingdom also faced different types of times under rule of King Henry VIII. During his last days in this world he got a lot of weight of the body which increased his troubles and lead to different types of health related issues.
Dominance over politics
When King Henry VIII got charge then different types of laws and politics were used to get benefits. He used his wisdom in order to dominate over politics and used his resources in order to get decisions in his favour. Those who were in his favour were getting benefits and those who were against him were punished. He tried his best to achieve his goals by using different means of politics including good and bad ways.
Changes in laws
King Henry VIII was willing to follow legal system and he was in favour of rule of law. There were many laws at that time and if any types of laws were not liked by King Henry VIII then he tried to change them.
In this manner he was able to change many laws and also introduced many types of new laws through which he achieved his goals. His working was for the welfare for his personal life and also for the welfare of his allies and for the whole nation.
Expansion of navy
King Henry VIII invested a lot of money and resources in order to expand the navy. He was aware that in order to get force and strength it is important to have a strong navy. He worked hard and invested on navy and made a strong navy which proved to be used for the defense of the nation. His works in navy also helped to gain strength due to which the power of the nation was increased and his popularity among the public was increased.
Rules for religion and royal life
King Henry VIII made different types of rules which were covering religions and royal life. He worked with those in power and high positions in legal system to make laws which will be used for the welfare of the whole nation.
Rule of law was introduced during his time and many new laws were made which are still in force. He was able to achieve many difficult goals and targets through legal system as he was wise enough and working with the legal system to get support of public and also to complete his high goals.
Policies for increasing income
King Henry VIII made different types of policies in order to increase income for the nation. He gathered a lot of wealth during his time in kingdom which was used for the welfare of the nation. Due to an increase in wealth he was able to invest in different types of projects and got favour from public and completed many types of tasks of welfare and also for his personal benefits.
Expenses on wars
King Henry VIII was willing to increase the borders of his kingdom due to which he invested a lot of money on wars. He started wars and battles among other rulers in order to increase the power and strength of his kingdom and in such projects he had to invest a lot of money. Many of such wars were not useful and cost the kingdom in terms of money and loss of lives of army.
Benefits for kingdom
Overall King Henry VIII was considered as a good ruler who worked on different types of projects due to which the strength and power of kingdom was increased. His tasks of welfare for the nation and also for the welfare for his family and his own self got a lot of fame and known to public. He will remain living in books of history for many years to come.