King Henry viii left The Roman Catholic Church to convert over to the Protestant Church. He was king of The Church of England. Pope Leo X excommunicated him from The Roman Catholic Church. From there he kept re marring through the years until he had a boy, etc.
If i can't get a divorce than I will start my own church so I can re marry.
When he moved to the Protestant Church he brought all the people of England with him. Most of them were not too happy about this but there was not much they could do about it.
King Henry viii left the Roman Catholic Church so he could get a divorce from his wife. He ended up having 6 wives throughout his life. Overall, King Henry viii brought all of England over to the Protestant Church. Just for a divorce with his first wife, he wanted to break from The Catholic Church and lead his own Church of England