King Henry VIII takes the throne after succeding his father, King Henry VII, as King of England. King Henry VIII had six siblings, three of which died during infancy. At age two, Henry was appointed Constable of Dover Castle and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. A year later, he was also appointed Earl Marshal of England and Lord Liuetenant of Ireland. He was later inducted into the Order of the Bath and became the Duke of York and Warden of the Scottish Marches.