Flashcards in HVIII - Character & Aims Deck (10):
What was Henry's VIII attitude towards writing and reading state papers?
Tedious and painful
Instead of working, what did Henry VIII prefer to do?
Take part in courtly activities, such as sports and hunting
What years was conciliar government used?
1509-1514, 1529-1532, 1540-1547
When was Wolsey appointed Papal Legate
What Legacy did Henry VII leave? 
Lots of money
Unpopular mechanisms for extracting money
Peaceful foreign policy
How did Henry distance himself from the unpopular parts of his fathers' regime?
Arrested and executed Empson and Dudley in 1509
An Act of Parliament abolished the Council Learned in January 1510
What were Henry VIII's early aims? 
To establish his status through marriage
To reestablish the role of the nobility
To establish himself as a warrior King through success in battle
Who and when did Henry VIII marry?
Catherine of Aragon on 11th June 1509
Who was executed in 1521 for voicing his claim to the throne?
Duke of Buckingham