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12,801. The Pope was the official head of the Church in England. And gave Henry the title Defender of the Faith for his loyal zeal. Yet it was this same Henry that eventually brought the Reformation to England. (Christianity & Reformation & Catholicism & Religion & Pope & Henry VIII & England) Ann Widdecombe, Christianity: A History: Reformation s1e5
30,300. Henry - the man who without ever really meaning to would turn Catholic England into a Protestant nation ... In 1509 King Henry VII died and his seventeen-year-old son came into his own. The young king was a spectacular sight. You could practically smell the testosterone. (Great Britain & England & Henry VIII) Simon Schama, A History of Britain: Burning Convictions
30,301. Her name was Anne Boleyn ... Anne Boleyn entered the glittering dangerous world of the Tudor Court. Physically, she was no raving beauty. (Great Britain & England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,302. For the first time in English law it was a crime just to say things. (Great Britain & England & Henry VIII & Law) ibid.
30,426. King Henry’s relationship with the Church has broken down at home and abroad since his divorce from Catherine of Aragon. (Great Britain & England & Henry VIII) The British III: Revolution
30,616. He was also responsible for the destruction of many of England’s priceless religious treasures, changing the face of British culture for ever ... Was Henry more patron or plunderer? (England & Henry VIII) Dr Jonathan Foyle, Henry VIII: Patron or Plunderer? I BBC 2012
30,617. April 1509: Henry VII has died. His twenty-four-year reign has been marked by profound unpopularity. (England & Henry VII & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,618. Tapestries: for Wolsey and Henry these represented the principle form of Tudor visual culture in palaces. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,619. Henry’s building [New Hall] reinforced the importance of family and of his regal dynasty; Wolsey’s building [Hampton Court] projected his personal magnificence and learning. The two men shared a love of art, display and opulence. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,620. Rome had refused to sanction Henry’s divorce of Catherine. Henry now rejected Rome. (England & Henry VIII & Reformation & Divorce) Dr Jonathan Foyle, Henry VIII: Patron or Plunderer? II
30,621. Henry decided on doctrine; his was the Word of God. (England & Henry VIII & Reformation) ibid.
30,622. Their power was about to come crashing down and with it the most wonderful architectural legacy. (England & Henry VIII & Reformation) ibid.
30,623. It’s time for Your Grace to weigh his past life and to seek for God’s mercy through Christ. (England & Henry VIII) Henry VIII and His Six Wives 1973 starring Keith Michell & Donald Pleasence & Charlotte Rampling & Jane Asher & Frances Cuka & Lynne Frederick & Jenny Bos & Barbara Leigh-Hunt & Brian Blessed et al, director Waris Hussein, side-kick at deathbed
30,624. Whom should a man trust in this world when there is no thing real in it? (England & Henry VIII & Trust & Reality) ibid. Henry
30,625. 18th May 1536 dawn the Tower of London ... After just three years of marriage he [Henry VIII] has sanctioned her death ... Anne Boleyn waits to go to the scaffold. (England & Henry VIII) Days that Shook the World: Affairs of the Crown
30,626. Early in 1526 Henry VIII became fascinated with Anne. He began to write her a stream of love letters. Unfortunately, Henry is already married to Catherine of Aragon. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,627. Around a thousand people have gathered to watch her execution. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,628. These are difficult times, Thomas. The king and queen once happily married now barely speak. Failure to provide a male heir has consumed them. The Other Boleyn Girl 2008 starring Natalie Portman & Scarlett Johansson & Eddie Redmayne & Eric Bana & Jim Sturgess & Kristin Scott Thomas & Mark Rylance & Ana Torrent & David Morrissey & Benedict Cumberbatch et al, director Justin Chadwick, geezer
30,629. What special talent is it you have apart from your obvious youth and beauty? ibid. Queen
30,630. You stole the king and then you betrayed me over Henry Percy. ibid. Anne to Mary
30,631. Love is of no value without power and position. (Henry VIII & Love) ibid. Anne to Mary
30,632. I am Catherine. Queen of England. The king’s one true wife. ibid. Catherine
30,633. Wretched and disgraced, Sir Thomas Boleyn died two years later. ibid. caption
30,639. Many believe she was the victim of a terrible injustice. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,640. On 26th August 1537 the son of a Putney brewer came here to St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle to be initiated into England’s highest order of chivalry by Henry VIII. (England & Henry VIII) Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, Henry VIII's Enforcer: The Rise & Fall of Thomas Cromwell, BBC 2013
30,641. In many accounts Thomas Cromwell is one of the nastiest people ever to hold power in England. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,642. He was a pioneering and principled statesman. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,643. English kings and queens had to include parliament in all the great decisions of state. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,644. Cromwell was responsible for dissolving up to eight hundred monasteries and religious houses across England and Wales. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,645. Cromwell’s Act was the first step towards a comprehensive Poor Law plan which was finally passed in 1597 by an Elizabethan parliament. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,646. Cromwell had cemented the great divide between the Church of England and the Church of Rome. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,647. Cromwell fell from the king’s favour. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,648. May 31st 1533 Henry VIII is King of England. His former wife Katharine of Aragon has been banished from court. (England & Henry VIII) Suzannah Lipscomb, Henry VIII & Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History I & II, Channel 5 2014
112,125. To have her as his queen Henry had moved Heaven and Earth. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,649. When Anne became queen she was already pregnant. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,650. Henry had passed controversial new laws designed to remove the Pope’s authority in England. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,651. Such a severe head injury could be partly responsible for the marked change in Henry’s personality. He became an increasingly brutal and cruel king. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
112,126. It was a relationship of sunshine and storms. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
30,652. Anne’s final downfall was swift and sudden. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.
97,749. Henry VIII is the most infamous monarch in English history … The six queens were phenomenal individuals. (England & Henry VIII) Suzannah Lipscomb & Dan Jones, Henry VIII & His Six Wives, Channel 5 2016
97,750. So why did Henry choose Catherine? … She was ready to fight to defend her husband’s crown. (England & Henry VIII) ibid.