Henry VIII: Authority, Nation and Religion [Topic Quiz]

A quiz covering the topic of Henry VIII's rule for the edexcel course.

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What year did Henry VIII come to the throne in?
1509
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Why was a marriage dispensation needed for Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon?
She had previously married Henrys brother.
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What was Henry VIII's FATHER, Henry VII's stance on foreign policy?
England did not have large resources and so he focused on alliances and marriage treaties.
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What was Henry VIII's main goal when he gained the throne?
Re-assert his claim to the throne of France.
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Why was Henry VIII keen to rid himself of his father's ministers?
They represented his fathers old ways, which he wanted to move away from.
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The major religion of England was...
Catholicism
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What was the Treaty of London?
A treaty organised by Wolsey which bound the twenty foremost states in Europe in a pact of peace.
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What is a disadvantage of the break with rome?
It left England vulnerable to Catholic invasion.
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What was a problem of Henry's determination to pursue the Levitical Argument?
It challenged papal authority.
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Why did Henry want to end his marriage to Catherine?
Love for Anne boleyn, a need to get a male heir, belief that his marriage to Catherine was against the law of God.
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What route did Wolsey suggest they use in obtaining an annulment?
Find a legal problem in the original dispensation.
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What was the Submission of the Clergy?
When the clergy had to accept Henry as head of the Church.
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Why was Thomas Cranmer elevated to Archbishop of Canterbury?
He was willing to marry the King to Anne Boleyn.
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What are the reasons why Henry dissolved the monasteries?
Financial gain, corruption in the monasteries, the need to solve the Great Matter.
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What was the Pilgrimage of Grace?
A rising against Henry's regime, with an emphasis on religion.
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What did Thomas Cromwell's appointment as vice gerent in spirituals in 1534 give him control over?
The Church
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When was the First English Bible published?
1538
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Why was a marriage dispensation needed for Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon?

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She had previously married Henrys brother.

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