Flashcards in Henry Deck (17)
What characteristics did henry have in his youth
Tall, healthy, handsome, wealthy
Who were his parents?
Father was King Henry VII and his mother was Elizabeth of York
When and where was he born?
Greenwich 28th June 1491
What siblings did he have?
Brother Arthur and sister Margret.
Who were his wives?
Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of cleves, Katherine Howard and Katherine Parr.
Who did he kill out of his wives?
Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard.
Who were his children and who were their mothers?
Edward (son of Jane Seymour)
Elizabeth (daughter of Anne Boleyn)
Mary (daughter of Catherine of Aragon)
What was his new church called?
Church of England
Was Henry a Protestant?
Who succeeded Henry
His son Edward.
Why did he leave the Catholic Church?
The pope wouldn’t allow a divorce between Henry and his first wife.
Why did Catherine of Aragon fail him
She did not produce a healthy son
Why was Anne Boleyn killed?
She was a ‘witch and devil’
Why did Edward succeed the throne?
He was a boy
Why is Henry significant
He killed his wives, composed music, tortured opponents, divided the church, spoke fluent Italian,french and Latin, founded the English navy, brought Protestant into Ireland, very rich but left none.
What university did he found?