Henry VIII, Rome and divorce . To understand how and why Henry VIII fell out with the Pope. To know how this affected the life of Henry and religion in the whole of England. Key people in the reign of Henry VIII . Six wives. Three children. Three advisors. Three enemies.
To understand how and why Henry VIII fell out
with the Pope.
To know how this affected the life of Henry and
religion in the whole of England.
1. What did Henry VII say to young Henry on his death bed?
2. What did Henry VII say that young Henry should watch out for when he was king?
3. What was the state of England when Henry VII died in 1509 compared to when he became king in 1485?
1. Did Henry and Catherine love each other?
2. Why did they fall out after nearly twenty years of marriage?
3. Henry had an illegitimate son. What does that mean?
4. How could Henry have a legitimate son and heir?
1. Who did Anne want to marry?
2. What did Wolsey do?
3. Give two reasons why Anne hated Henry?
4. How did Henry woo Anne?
5. Why was Anne clever in her dealings with Henry?
1. Why was Wolsey important to Henry?
2. Why did Anne hate Wolsey?
3. What did Henry ask Wolsey to do with regard to his marriage to Catherine of Aragon?
1. What advice did Wolsey give to Anne?
2. What did Catherine say in the court set up by Wolsey to prove that her marriage to Henry was illegal?
3. What did Anne say to Henry after an argument between her and Wolsey?
4. What did Henry do to Wolsey?
They told Henry that he did not have to obey the Pope. He could make himself Head of the Church of England and give himself a divorce.
A law was passed called the Act of Supremacy.
The Pope excommunicated Henry.1533 The Act of Supremacy.A solution to the King’s problem.
1. What was Cromwell’s job?
2. What was Cranmer’s job?
3. They were both protestants.
What does that mean?
4. How did they solve Henry’s problem over the divorce from Catherine of Aragon?
Anne Boleyn.1507-1536.1536Henry asked Cromwell to get rid of Anne. She was accused of treason against the King (including incest). She was beheaded.
1. Why did Henry and Anne start to argue?
2. What did Henry tell Cromwell to do about Anne?
3. What was Anne accused of?
4. Why did Henry feel guilty about her execution?
1536. The Dissolution of the Monasteries.Henry ordered Cromwell to close the monasteries and confiscate their wealth.The monks and nuns were accused of supporting the Pope and not keeping their vows.
In Yorkshire and Lincolnshire many people disliked the changes that were being made to religion. They wanted the monasteries to be left alone. They blamed Thomas Cromwell.
Robert Aske led a Catholic rebellion. They marched to York. King Henry promised to listen to their demands. They went home. Aske and other rebel leaders were executed.
1. Why was Robert Aske angry?
2. What rebellion did he lead?
3. Who did the rebels blame?
4. Why did Henry have to negotiate with Aske
and the rebels?
5. Why was Aske killed?
Jane Seymour married Henry in 1536. She became pregnant and gave birth to Prince Edward in 1537. Unfortunately she died soon after giving birth.
1. Why did Henry marry her?
2. Why did she die?
3. Why did Henry love her so much?
Cromwell persuaded Henry to marry Anne in 1540. She was a German protestant. Henry needed a protestant ally. The marriage only lasted six months. Henry divorced her and then executed Cromwell.
1. Why did Cromwell persuade Henry to marry her?
2. Why would Henry not consummate the marriage?
3. Who did Henry blame?
4. What happened to Cromwell?
5. What happened to Anne?
Henry needed support from the powerful Howard family. They were Catholics. In July 1540 Henry (49) married Catherine (19). She committed adultery and was executed for treason in 1542.
1. Who introduced Henry to Catherine?
2. Why did Henry marry her?
3. Why did the marriage not work?
4. What happened to Catherine?
5. What happened to Norfolk?
In 1543 Henry (52) married Catherine (31). He was very ill and needed a nurse as well as a mother for his three children. Catherine survived Henry by a year. They were married for four years.
1. Why did Henry marry her?
2. Why did she survive?
Use pages 20-21 in the brown book and pages 10-11 in the orange book
1. What did Henry say to Prince Edward on his death bed?
King James IV of Scotland.
Emperor Charles V.
King Francis I of France.
The essay has an introduction and a conclusion.
There are FIVE main parts to this essay.
Label each box on the tablecloth using one of the following five labels.
It would be better if you used five different colours.
Henry as a young man
Church of England.
Monasteries. Pilgrimage of Grace.
5. STRONG KINGDOM
Money. Law and order.
Wars. Other Countries. Heirs.