European royals did not trust the portraits sent to them by other courts, so they commissioned their own.
The royal family's distaste for divorce goes back to Henry VIII.
Found guilty of charges including adultery, incest and conspiracy against the king, on May 19, 1536 Anne Boleyn was beheaded by a French swordsman.
The family tree of Prince Harry's fiancé is getting a lot of attention.
Scientists still can't figure out the cause of the Tudor-era "sweating sickness."
Following a 34-year conservation effort, the prized warship of King Henry VIII, Mary Rose, has been placed on full public display for the first time.
Get the facts on the turbulent life of this Tudor monarch—England's first queen regnant.
In a recent British poll, a group of historical writers chose Henry VIII as the worst monarch in history. Was he really that bad?