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  • I demand a divorce at once
  • Why will you not give me a male heir
  • The church will not allow it
  • It's not my fault
  • I demand a divorce now!!!
  • No Henry I will not allow it
  • King Henry VIII was the King of England for 24 years. He was born in Greenwich, London in 1491 and he died in London in 1547 at the age of 52. He famously was married to six different wives, he had 2 of them beheaded and divorced the rest of them all because they could not produce a male heir.
  • When King Henry VIII realised that Catharine his sixth wife was not going the produce a male heir to take over the thrown when he was of age and keep the family name going he demanded a divorce. Then King Henry VIII went to speak with the pope about getting a divorce.
  • Yes it is going well
  • King Henry goes to speak with the pope and the pope immediately says no to his request. Henry demands a divorce and is furious with the pope because he still will not let him divorce his wife. He does not know what to do, he still has not got the divorce.
  • King Henry VIII is still furious with the pope because he still will not let him get a divorce from his sixth wife. So Henry VIII decides to start his own church so he can make the rules and get a divorce.
  • King Henry VIII is building the church and is making everyone in England join because he is the king of England and if they don't join he will have them killed. So naturally they join the church to stay alive.
  • King Henry VIII has established the Church Of England. He gets a divorce and on the way has gained followers for the Church Of England as we know it today.
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