He was a huge gambler. (9/17)

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After Henry’s death, the royal coffers of England were left much emptier than they had been when he ascended to the throne. During his life, Henry pumped millions into endeavours that many historians consider to have been less than fruitful such as gambling, sports, and warring with Scotland and France, leaving the kingdom in much debt after his death.

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He was buried next to his third wife, Jane Seymour. (8/17)

He believed in the divine right of kings. (10/17)