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Who were the two key powers in Europe during the 1520s?

Charles V and Francis I (The Roman Empire and France) who were fighting over Italian territory


What is the balance of power?

No one power on its own had the forces to defeat another on its own without a third party (this third party holds the balance of power)


When did Henry and Anne visit Francis I and what was his reaction?

1532; he refused to greet Anne but his treatment of Henry was sufficient recognition of their relationship for them to sleep together for the first time


Why did Wolsey encourage Anne's relationship with Henry?

To cultivate their links with France to make England hold the Balance of Power


Why wouldn't Henry marry Anne without Francis I's approval?

The two biggest powers in Europe would be against him