Henry VIII
Updated: 11/5/2018
Henry VIII
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  • Please Pop Clement, let me divorce her!
  • NO!
  • King Henry VIII was married to Catherine of Aragon, but he was not happy about it and wanted a divorce, because she could not produce the son that he wanted.
  • I want a divorce.
  • King Henry VIII went to Pope Clement VII and asked if he could divorce Catherine of Aragon. But he refused the request and sent him out.
  • King Henry was very desperate to divorce Catherine, so he split from the Catholic Church and made his own church called the Church of England. This was called the English Reformation.
  • King Henry VIII divorced Catherine and then marries Anne Boleyn, so he could have the son he wanted.
  • King Henry VIII discovers that Anne Boleyn could not produce either and he was furious so he executed her on charges of treason.
  • King Henry VIII found and married Jane Seymour who was able to produce the son King Henry VIII wanted. They named the baby Edward, who soon followed his father's footsteps in becoming King. He was known in later years as King Edward VI. The Bible was translated into English so everyone could read it and follow Jesus' teachings.
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