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two main concerns

Scotland and France

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Scotland interest

a plan to rule all of Britain

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France interest

more personal and martial ambition

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Anglo-Scottish relations

1540 Franco-Habsburg alliance in trouble and by 1541 it was over

October 1542 Henry attacked Scotland- spent 6 days burning, looting and wrecking

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a Scottish force

of 20,000 advanced on Solway moss

defeated and 2 weeks later James V died

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negotiations with Scotland

the regent of Scotland, Earl of Arran, was willing to co-operate with England

negotiations for Prince Edward and Mary to marry started- Treaty of Greenwich 1543

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French alliance

Henry demanded it end, however, as a result the Auld Alliance was firmly re-established

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England and France

1544 Henry attacked France

48,000 in army but success was unlikely as it lacked speed and he mistrusted his allies

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Boulogne

captured 18 September 1544

maintenance cost £130,000- brought the total cost of the campaign to 1 million

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French counter invasion

1545 against the English coast t capture Isle of Wight

The Mary Rose was sunk, losing 500 men

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Treaty of Camp

1546 June

allowed to keep Boulogne for 8 years and a pension won by Edward IV in 1475

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summary

final FP- a disaster

he had different groups of councillors to negotiate with France and HRE, oblivious to the other groups orders

used up money from dissolution of the monasteries

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viewpoint

had wasted a large amount of money trying to gain glory

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maintained England's position in Europe, secured the northern border by defeating the scots and secured hold over Calais with Boulogne