What Is The Cause Of Henry Viii's War?

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In 1509, Henry VIII of England married Catherine of Aragon. After birthing a daughter, doctors notified the couple that Catherine was unable to give birth again. Henry VIII wanted a male heir and was determined to get one. He plans to divorce Catherine, which was punishable by excommunication. The pope refused to grant him a divorce so Henry VIII made the Archbishop of Canterbury do so. This proceeded to break England from its Roman Catholic Church base, putting Henry VIII as the Supreme Head in 1554, making the pope powerless. This led to the Reformation. Martin Luther wrote the “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences,” or “The 95 Theses,” in 1517. The documents started to doubt the Catholic Church. Martin Luther knew that the divorce of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon was illegal. He then spoke out against this. The effect of this was the Reformation.
In 1086, William I of England made landowners pledge their allegiance to him alone. This is repeated between 1934 and 1935 when Adolf Hitler made the German Armed Forces and the civil servants of Nazi Germany pledge their loyalty to him. This allegiance replaces the constitution set at that time. On January 30, 1933, President Paul von …show more content…

In 1337, the Hundred Years’ War began. In 1328, when Charles IV of France died with a male heir, Edward III of England felt he had the right to the throne because of his mother, Isabella of France. Being French, they did not want a English king. Philip VI of France was also after the throne. This then preceded to cause the two countries to erupt in war. Between 1348 and 1356, fighting halted because of a sickness that was sweeping Europe out, the Black Death. This is repeated in the Civil War where a large population of soldiers were killed by dysentery as well as typhoid fever, coming from lice. Sickness could have been the main causes for both of these had not been for modern

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