Annulment

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Give three reasons for Henry wanting an annulment.
1.)Wanted a male heir. 2.)His love for Anne Boleyn 3.)Leviticus
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What is Leviticus?
A book of the Old Testament.
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What quotes from Leviticus did Henry use to support an annulment?
"Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife:it is thy brother's nakedness." and "If a man shall take his brother's wife it is an impurity:he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness;they shall be childless."
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What text did Catherine use that undermined Henry's case?
A text from Deuteronomy which said, "When brethren dwell together, and one of them dieth without children, the wife of the deceased shall not marry to another;but his brother shall take her, and raise up seed for his brother."
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What is canon law?
Church law.
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