The Pope allows Henry to marry Catherine even though she is his brothers’ widow. Catherine gives birth to 6 children, but only 1 a girl called Mary survives. Henry thinks God is punishing him for marrying Catherine Catherine becomes too old to have children; Henry falls in love with Anne Boleyn. Henry asks the Pope for a divorce, but he refused. Henry ignores the Pope and sets up his own church making himself the Head of the Church of England. Henry gives himself a divorce and marries Anne Boleyn, she gives birth to a girl called Elizabeth – Henry was angry. Some monks didn’t like Henry being in charge of the Church. Henry closed them down and took all their land. Henry then took all the treasures and gold from the monasteries. This made him very rich and powerful.