h8 foreign policy

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H8 FOREIGN POLICY AIMS
Warrior King (like H6), French Crown, Securing Dynasty, PRESTIGE
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WOLSEY FOREIGN POLICY AIMS
Serve King's Interests, Peacemaker of Europe, Become Pope
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First French War
1513 - 1514, H8 attempts to get French Crown. Failed in 1512 before Wolsey took control (ally w/ Maximillian rather than Ferdinand)
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Battle of Spurs
1513 - Invasion of France. Therouanne & Tournai. *GREAT VICTORY*
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Battle of Flodden
1513. Scotland (J4) tries to invade England while H8 in France. Earl of Surrey win Battle. Most of Scottish Nobility dead. H8's sister is Regent & J5 (J4's son) only a kid
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Saint Germaine-en-Laye
1514. Treaty signed by Wolsey. H8 keeps Therouanne & Tournai w/ annual payment.
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Problems after 1st French Campaign
Only Short-Term Popularity / respect. Wastes H8's $ + resources. Didn't establish England as worthy in European Affairs. Tournai is 'ungracious doghole' - Wolsey
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Battle of Marignano
1515. Francis I's battle right after First French War. He captures Milan & it eclipses H8's success & shows F1 not affected by loss of land.
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Change of Power
New Young Kings for H8 to connect with. Charles V OWNS EVERYWHERE (Spain-1516, HRE- 1519, etc.) & Francis I (France- 1515).
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Reasons for Peacemaking Role
Little resources for war, H8 personality clash w/ Francis (but can't fight him). International recognition. Security.
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Treaty of London
1518- 1521. 24 Countries sign INDIVIDUAL treaties w/ England. Wolsey hijacks pope's idea. LOADS OF GLORY!!!
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Field of the Cloth of Gold
1520. Massive event where Francis & Henry met. Princess Mary & Dauphin of France ENGAGED. Not much diplomatic stuff happens.
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2nd French War
1522 - 1525.
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Battle of Pavia
1525. Btwn. Francis & Charles over Milan. Henry can't join b/c he has no $. France army of 28,000 annihilated. Francis taken prisoner/
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Treaty of More
1525. Anglo-French Treaty. French pension of £20,000 per annum. H8 promise to get Francis back from C5.
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League of Cognac
1526 . Formation of anti-hapsburg league.
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Treaty of Westminister
1527. Perpetual Peace btwn. France & England
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Sack of Rome
1527. C5's soldiers sack rome & capture Pope
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League of Cambrai / Ladies Peace
C8 & FRANCIS Make peace - H8 left isolated.
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Serve King's Interests, Peacemaker of Europe, Become Pope

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WOLSEY FOREIGN POLICY AIMS

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1513 - 1514, H8 attempts to get French Crown. Failed in 1512 before Wolsey took control (ally w/ Maximillian rather than Ferdinand)

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Card 4

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1513 - Invasion of France. Therouanne & Tournai. *GREAT VICTORY*

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Card 5

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1513. Scotland (J4) tries to invade England while H8 in France. Earl of Surrey win Battle. Most of Scottish Nobility dead. H8's sister is Regent & J5 (J4's son) only a kid

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