Reasons for the Break with Rome

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  • Created on: 16-11-11 14:27

Each factor is equally important. Henry needed the Divorce to gain a male heir, he needed power to obtain the divorce and used religion as a basis to gain this power


  • Pope was unable to grant Henry divorce
  • problems faced with Charles V  --> major influences on pope, held him captive
  • Failure of diplomacy


  • Henry realised he needed power to grant himself a divorce
  • used people such…


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