Lesson 36: Henry VIII and the monasteries

Lesson 36: Henry VIII and the Monasteries
Long- and short-term causes of King Henry’s changes to the religion of England
Long-term causes
He wanted a son.
Short-term causes
He believed that God was stopping
him from having a son to punish
a divorce from Catherine of
him for marrying Catherine of
The Pope would not give Henry
Henry needed to marry Anne
The Catholic Church had a great
Boleyn before her baby was
deal of power and money in
born to make it legitimate.
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