Henry VIII

Who opposed the Catholic Church in England before the Reformation?
The Humanists and The Lollards
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Wolsey's Rise to power was down to a combination of two things, what were they?
Luck and skill
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Wolsey's maintenance of power as Henry's chief minister for fifteen years was based upon three key principles:
1. Political relationship with Henry 2. wealth 3. ruthlessness.
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Who was John Skelton?
He was Henry VII's poet and tutor to the future Henry VIII.
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What is enclosure?
Fencing off areas of land for profitable sheep rearing
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What year did Wolsey introduce enclosure?
1517
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In 1525, Wolsey demanded a non-parliamentary tax was paid. What was this called?
The Amicable Grant, which was abandoned in May 1525
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Wolsey died on his way to face charges of treason in London. What year was this?
1530
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When was the Field of Cloth of Gold, and what was it's purpose?
1520. Meeting between Henry VIII and Francis I of France. The meeting was arranged to increase the bond of friendship between the two kings following the Anglo-French treaty of 1514
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Where did Henry VIII get the ideas for his divorce from?
Leviticus
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What year did Henry VIII capture Tournai?
1513
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The Peace of London can be viewed as Wolsey's single greatest achievement. What year did this take place?
1518
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Was Foreign policy expensive? By 1525 what did it begin to have an impact on?
yes, It was expensive and upon domestic affairs
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What year did Henry break with Rome?
1534
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What was Henry's reasons for wanting an annulment?
His love for Anne Boleyn, a practical wish to maintain the Tudor dynasty and a belief that his first marriage to Catherine contravened the laws of God.
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Foreign affairs severely hampered Henry's chances of what?
Of attaining an annulment through Rome.
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When was the Submission of the Clergy?
May 1532
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What was the main reason for dissolution in 1536?
A financial gain rather than reform
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What was the Pilgrimage of Grace?
Was a serious rising in the North of England in 1536 against Henry's regime.
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What was the main cause of the Pilgrimage of Grace?
Religion. Although there were other socioeconomic grievances.
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When did the first official translation of the English bible appear?
1537
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