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Scotland ~ because it was an alliance with
France, who was against England
Antwerp ~ because it was vital for England's
cloth trade so he had to remain on good
terms with them
France ~ because all English kings since
Edward III laid claim to the French throne.
Henry wanted to get control in France back…read more

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Milan ~ he was fighting Charles V for it
Burgundy ~ Charles V wanted to reclaim the
territory which would mean fighting France
for it and he would have to defend France
Netherlands ~ because both the Holy Roman
Empire and England have interests there and
the French border is relatively unprotected…read more

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The Ottoman Empire ~ was a concern as it
powered its way through eastern Europe and
was heading to the Holy Roman Empire. He
had to defend them
North Africa ~ because the Ottoman Empire
was expanding there and he didn't want that
so he led campaigns against the Ottomans
Netherlands ~ because England have interests
there and the French border is relatively
unprotected and easy to break through…read more

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