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1

What characteristics did henry have in his youth

Tall, healthy, handsome, wealthy

2

Who were his parents?

Father was King Henry VII and his mother was Elizabeth of York

3

When and where was he born?

Greenwich 28th June 1491

4

What siblings did he have?

Brother Arthur and sister Margret.

5

Who were his wives?

Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of cleves, Katherine Howard and Katherine Parr.

6

Who did he kill out of his wives?

Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard.

7

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)

8

What was his new church called?

Church of England

9

Was Henry a Protestant?

Yes

10

Who succeeded Henry

His son Edward.

11

Why did he leave the Catholic Church?

The pope wouldn’t allow a divorce between Henry and his first wife.

12

Why did Catherine of Aragon fail him

She did not produce a healthy son

13

Why was Anne Boleyn killed?

She was a ‘witch and devil’

14

Why did Edward succeed the throne?

He was a boy

15

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.

16

What university did he found?

Oxford Uni

17

What did he enjoy at school

Sports and partying