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successes of Treaty of London

1518
-became Henry's greatest diplomatic success

-brought peace and put Henry at the centre of European politics-no longer isolated

-Tournai in return for French pension

2

failures of Treaty of London

-hard to maintain

-England was committed to fight on the victims side- no guarantee of victory

3

significance of the Treaty of London

12+ countries committed to peace

Any country that disobeyed risked invasion

4

failure of Treaty of Bruges

1521

cost £400,000 a years income

England's lack of financial resources showed it wasn't a major power in Europe

5

Field of Cloth of Gold successes

achieved international glory

cheaper than war

6

Field of Cloth of Gold failures

no agreements signed

charles V not invited- looked like siding with France

within two years they were at war again

7

FP 1513-14 successes

-captured Tournai and Therouanne

-Battle of Spurs and Flodden military victory

-raised England's status

8

FP 1513-4 failures

-resources too small to beat France

-manipulated by Ferdinand and Maximillian

-Naval defeat of Brest

-Anglo-french treaty of 1514

9

Second French War

1522-3

-dragged in by Treaty of Bruges

-nothing to show from the war

10

Battle of Pavia

1525

Charles captured Francis

11

Sack of Rome

Henry had allied with France instead of HRE which was a failure for his FP

meant pope clement could not act against Charles V

12

Treaty of Amiens

1527

-England and France at war against HRE

-England suspended cloth trade with Netherlands to pressure Charles- English cloth traders protesters

13

Defender of the Faith

success for FP as he got international prestige

14

Henry's early victories

significance:
-achieved glory by conquest

-scottish border secured for the next few years

However: they exhausted the treasury

-the french were expensive to maintain and had strategic value to Maximillian not Henry

15

Battle of Marignano

1515

paid a subsidy to Maximillian t repel the French advance in Italy but he kept the money and betrayed Henry

16

Treaty of Noyon

1518

France, Spain and HRE joined leaving England isolated

17

Henry seeking war and glory

1513-4: Sucess with Fr and Sc

1518: Treaty of London

1520: Field of Cloth of Gold

1521: Defender of the Faith

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Alliance with Charles

1521: Treaty of Bruges

1522-3: Second French War

1525: Battle of Pavia and Amicable Grant

19

Alliance with Francis

1525-9: Diplomatic Revolution
Treaty of More
League of Cognac
Treaty of Westminister

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Divorce proceedings

1527-9: Sack of Rome
Treaty of Amiens