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1

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

2

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)

3

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

4

Why did Wolsey encourage Anne's relationship with Henry?

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

5

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

The two biggest powers in Europe would be against him