Henry VIII takes the title King of Ireland

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Historical Context Note


Henry VIII takes the title of King of Ireland, replacing the previous title 'Lord'. This created a personal union of the two crowns, ensuring that whoever was sovereign of England would also be monarch in Ireland.
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Editors. "Henry VIII takes the title King of Ireland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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