King Henry VIII of England had only one wife who survived him, which was Catherine Parr.
Did any king have only one wife?
Yes, there were many kings in history who had only one wife. One well-known example is King Henry VIII of England’s first wife, Catherine of Aragon, whom he married in 1509 and remained married to until their divorce in 1533.
Which monarch was known for having just one spouse?
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is known for having just one spouse, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Can you name a king in history who had no more than one wife?
It is difficult to say for certain as many historical records may not have recorded every detail of a king’s personal life. However, King Louis VIII of France is believed to have had only one wife during his reign, Queen Blanche of Castile.