The Great Matter

Henry VIII's great matter - how to get an annulment?!

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1501. The Great Matter begins. Catherine, daughter of Isabelle of Castille, and Ferdinand of Aragon, marries....
Arthur Tudor
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When was Catherine's daughter Mary born?
1517
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She had further miscarriages, but gives birth to a son: Henry. He...
Died 52 days after
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1527: Henry starts to look for ways to annul his marriage with Catherine. This is part of the Blackfriar's trial, 1527-9, where Cardinal Wolsey and the Pope's representative ____________ ___________ try to get an annulment
Cardinal Campeggio
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The pope who could have granted it was being held captive by Charles I/V. He was..
Pope Clement
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1530: Henry asks the opinions of the finest universities in Europe about the annulment. __ favour the verdict, but they probably had been bribed.
7
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1532: Henry had found a way round it! He breaks from Rome. Who annuls the marriage now a pope from Rome doesn't have to?
Thomas Cranmer
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When was Catherine's daughter Mary born?

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She had further miscarriages, but gives birth to a son: Henry. He...

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1527: Henry starts to look for ways to annul his marriage with Catherine. This is part of the Blackfriar's trial, 1527-9, where Cardinal Wolsey and the Pope's representative ____________ ___________ try to get an annulment

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The pope who could have granted it was being held captive by Charles I/V. He was..

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