King Henry VIII’s Wives – free resources
Here I have listed some of the free resources that are available when you are researching King Henry VIII’s Wives.
His 6 wives were Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Kathryn Howard and Katherine Parr.
There is a rhyme to help us remember how their marriages ended –
“Divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived”.
An Introduction to Henry’s Wives
This is suitable for Primary school children and beyond as an introduction
as is this –
A Crossword and a Word Search from Primary Resources
– with answers
PowerPoints from Primary resources
https://www.primaryresources.co.uk/history/history3.htm – there are a few here
Another introduction to the wives
– aimed at secondary but accessible for older primary
Horrible Histories song about the wives
– with a transcript on this page
Another amusing song to help you remember the wives
– perhaps check this out before sharing with children.
Personally I love it!
It is sung to the tune of Money, Money, Money by ABBA
More about the six wives
– small pictures with links to much more information
All on one page –
Nice clear pictures on this one –
Information for teachers/parents – with a word search and a matching activity
– aimed at teachers for KS2 children
Here is a word search of the six wives – you will know their names by now.
Choose the 20 by 20 grid. (Well you can choose any size but the bigger one I more likely to get all of the six wives in.)
The names are all written left to right or going downwards.
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I look forward to hearing from you if these resources useful or you have others to suggest.
Please leave comments below. I do read them all.