What religion was King Henry viii when he became king?
Answer 1: He received the crown on the 22nd of August 1485 and he was 28 years old at the time. Answer 2:Henry Tudor (1457-1509) became King Henry VII of England after the Battle of Bosworth when he was 28 and reigned from 1485-1509. Henry VIII, his son, (1491-1547) became king at 18 and reigned from 1509-1547.
Henry VIII was born a roman catholic, but when he asked for a divorce from Catherine of Aragon, the pope said no. Then, Henry VIII got angry and broke his alliance with the Pope. Henry VIII created a religion called the 'Protestant' religion, which is headed by the current king or queen. After creating the protestant religion, Henry VIII became a protestant.