Causes of the Acts of Union

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  • Causes for the Acts of Union, 1536 and 1543
      • Henry wanted to unite Wales and England.
      • Criminals were committing crimes in England near the border and then crossing into Wales to avoid punishment.
      • Wales was lawless and needed to be addressed.
      • Henry was concerned that the marcher lords did not support his break from Rome.
        • He was worried that they would remain loyal to the Pope and try to rebel against him.
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      • In Wales, all male siblings inherited the land of their father. This caused the number of opponents to increase rapidly.


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