What are the reasons for divorce?

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Who was the woman Henry fell for that made him want an annulment?
Anne Boleyn.
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Why did Henry have to marry Anne?
He loved her and Anne refused to be one of Henry's mistresses(like her sister Mary).
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Why might Henry have become tired of Catherine of Aragon?
She was six years older than him and unable to bear children, let alone the son Henry wanted. Anne was young, spritely and more appealing to him.
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Why did Henry not want a female heir?
When Henry I's daughter Matilda ruled it led to years of conflict and this worried Henry.
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What is an example of a papal annulment that already existed at the time?
A decree of nullity was given to Henry's sister, Margaret of Scotland.
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Why did Henry have to marry Anne?

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He loved her and Anne refused to be one of Henry's mistresses(like her sister Mary).

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