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1

What was the size of England's population when Henry became king in 1509?

25 million.

2

What % of the population lived in towns?

6%.

3

How old was Henry VIII when he became king?

18.

4

What was the name of Henry's first wife, who had been married to his brother Arthur before he died in 1502?

Catherine of Aragon.

5

What religion was Henry in 1509?

Roman catholic.

6

Henry believed he had been appointed directly by god .What is this called?

Divine right.

7

England's society was based on wealth and social status what do we call this system?

A hierarchy.

8

What was Wolsey's job?

Chief minister to Henry VIII.

9

In 1515, Wolsey got n important job which meant he represented the pope in England what was this called?

A papal legate.

10

What court did Wolsey strengthen to make the justice system fairer?

The star chamber.

11

What is the practice of enclosures?

Individual landowners fencing off land for profitable sheep rearing.

12

How many court cases did Wolsey hold to try to investigate enclosures?

260.

13

What system did Wolsey realise was not working , which led him to introduce a subsidy?

Direct taxation.

14

How much money did Henry spend on fighting between 1511 & 1525?

14 million.

15

In what year was the amicable Grant?

1525.

16

Who was king of France in Henry's early reign?

Francis I.

17

What countries did Charles V rule in Henry's early reign?

The Habsburg empire and Spain.

18

What was the Amicable Grant?

A new direct taxation that was introduced without the approval of parliament or Henry.

19

What was the reaction to the grant?

Riots/Revolts.

20

In what year was the Eltham Ordinances?

1526.

21

In what year was the treaty of London?

1518.

22

In what year was the field of the cloth of gold/

1520.

23

With what country was England at war with from 1522-25?

France.

24

In what year was the Treaty of moore.

1525.

25

What was the league of Cognac?

An alliance between France, the pope, Florence and Venice.

26

What was the league of Cognac's aim?

To stop Charles V conquering more land on the Italian peninsula.

27

In what year and month was the treaty of Cambria?

August, 1529.

28

Who did Henry leave his 1st wife for?

Anne Boleyn.

29

Who was the pope at the time Henry wanted a divorce from his first wife/

Pope Clement VII.

30

In what year did Wolsey fall from power and summoned to London for his trial?

1530.