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Henry X of Southern Britain and Portugal (Hapsburg's Unite)

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Henry X & I of Southern Britain, Portugal
Timeline: Hapsburg's Unite

King of Southern Britain and Portugal
June 6, 1688 - April 16, 1720

Predecessor: John II & V
Successor: Edward VIII & I
Born: November 15, 1648
Moinhos Castle, Azores
Died: April 16, 1720

Henry X (June 6, 1688 - April 16, 1720) became King of Southern Britain and Portugal on June 6, 1688. He was officially crowned on July 8 at the age of 40. He was the first monarch to rule over the United Kingdom of Southern Britain and Portugal due to his father. Henry's mother was Françoise Madeleine d'Orléans, and his father was John II & V of England and Portugal, who left him a united nation.


Early Reign


Henry was married to Françoise Madeleine d'Orléans in September, 1666. Though Françoise's father didn't agree with the marriage the two were in love and John, Henry's father, supported the union. Then in 1704 the couple had a child, though it only survived for two years. The couple then had a succession of bad luck with children and it was only until the couple were almost too old to have children that finally one son survived and he was born in July, 1693.

Name Birth Marriage Death
Edward VIII & I July 5, 1693 Maria, Lady of Naples July 5, 1776

See Also

List of Anglo-Portuguese Monarchs

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