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Henry was popular

This is a strength as monarch

2

He was handsome and looked like a king

This is a strength as monarch

3

His wife Catherine of Aragon gave him a strong connection to Spain

This is a strength as monarch

4

England was rich

This is a strength as monarch

5

He was only 18 so had little experience of government

This is a weakness as monarch

6

He didnt want advice, he was independent -this lead to costly mistakes

This is a weakness as monarch

7

Overconfident

This is a weakness as monarch

8

What was henrys first aim

Dismantle unpopular aspects of his father's legacy while maintaining stability

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What was henrys second aim

Establish his status through marriage ,to have a male heir which was Clear that Catherine of Aragon couldn't provide to him

10

What did henrys early aims relate to?

Establishing himself and preserving the best out of what his father left him

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what was henrys fourth aim

to support the nobility