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Why did Henry VIII make a break with Rome?

In this lesson, we will aim to answer the enquiry question, 'why did Henry VIII make a break from Rome?' We will do so by considering the different reasons behind his decision. This will include the religious, political and economic factors that led to the decision to break with Rome.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who persuaded Henry to close the monasteries?

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Q2.Which of the following was not a rule that monks had to follow?

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Q3.How would Henry benefit from closing the monasteries?

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Q4.How much was Henry's income by 1547?

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Q5.How many monasteries were left by 1540?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Who persuaded Henry to close the monasteries?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following was not a rule that monks had to follow?

2/5

Q3.How would Henry benefit from closing the monasteries?

3/5

Q4.How much was Henry's income by 1547?

4/5

Q5.How many monasteries were left by 1540?

5/5

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HISy8u4L6 QZ2 - Why did Henry VIII make a break with Rome?

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Q1.What is the name of Henry's first wife whom he wanted to divorce?

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Q2.Henry's 'Great Matter' refers to which problem of Henry's?

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Q3.What year was the Act of Supremacy passed?

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Q4.What is the name of Henry's adviser who encouraged him to break with Rome?

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Q5.Why did Henry want to close the monasteries?

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HISy8u4L6 QZ2 - Why did Henry VIII make a break with Rome?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the name of Henry's first wife whom he wanted to divorce?

1/5

Q2.Henry's 'Great Matter' refers to which problem of Henry's?

2/5

Q3.What year was the Act of Supremacy passed?

3/5

Q4.What is the name of Henry's adviser who encouraged him to break with Rome?

4/5

Q5.Why did Henry want to close the monasteries?

5/5

Lesson summary: Why did Henry VIII make a break with Rome?

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