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- Created on: 31-08-18 12:51
Foreign policy aims
England to be seen as 'universal peacemaker'. Improve relationships whilst playing France and Spain off on each other.
When did Henry gain power - DATE
Wolseys reforms - Justice system
Wolsey strengthened the Star Chamber to ensure the law wasn't biased. He also encouraged the poor to bring cases to court. Then supported cases to rich vs poor.
Reasons for Wolsey's rise to power
He did tasks Henry found boring, was royal almoner so was in close contact to Henry, persuasive personality.
Wolseys reforms - Eltham Ordinances
Cut the privileges of people in the privy council/chamber. He cut spending on meals/servants.
Wolseys reforms - Eltham Ordinances - DATE
Field of cloth of gold - DATE
Wolsey's failure with foreign policy - TREATY OF C
Field of cloth of gold - WHAT IT WAS
Brought France and Spain to London where Henry showed off his power.
Treaty of Cambria - WHAT IT WAS
Peace deal between France and Spain, Henry only informed at last moment.
Wolseys reforms - Eltham Ordinances - Reason for f
Wolsey lost interest once he reduced size of privy council.
Wolseys reforms - Finance
Subsidy - tax based on income.
Clerical taxation - voluntary contribution made by church.
Treaty of London - DATE
Amicable Grant - Short term consequence
Many refused to pay, rebellions, eventually scrapped.
Amicable Grant - Long term consequence
Wolsey was humiliated, his posiioned was questioned by Henry, rich hated him even more
Amicable Grant - DATE
Amicable Grant - WHAT IT WAS
Tax of a third of property of priests and a sixth of property of ordinary people
Divine right of Kings - WHAT IT WAS
Henry believed he had been appointed by God.
Treaty of London - WHAT IT WAS
Universal peace act signed by 20 European leader - prevented war for 3 years