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1

What did Martin Luther do in 1517 that Henry criticised?

Pinned his 95 theses to the door of Wittenburg Cathedral

2

When did Henry cease marital relations with Catherine of Aragon?

1524

3

In what year did the Spanish Ambassador Chapuys report that Henry VIII had organised a secret meeting to discuss a potential annulment?

1527

4

When was Blackfriar's Court?

1529

5

When did Thomas More become Chancellor and who did he replace?

1529; Wolsey

6

Who was the Pope's emissary at Blackfriar's Court?

Cardinal Campeggio

7

Who were Catherine of Aragon's national supporters?

Thomas More and John Fisher

8

Who were Catherine of Aragon's international supporters?

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

9

In what year did Henry become interested in Anne?

1526

10

Who gave Henry a copy of "A Supplication for the Beggars"

Anne Boleyn

11

When were Henry and Anne married and who conducted the service?

1533; Thomas Cranmer

12

Who were the two members of the King's household who spoke in defence of Catherine of Aragon?

Sir Nicholas Carew and Sir Henry Guildford

13

Which two Lords supported Catherine of Aragon?

Lords Darcy and Hussey

14

In what year was Anne Boleyn executed?

1536

15

When did Catherine of Aragon die?

1536

16

When did Thomas Cranmer become Archbishop of Canterbury and who did he replace?

1532; William Warham

17

Why did William Warham annoy Henry VIII?

He stuck with the papal line against his annulment

18

What was Anne Boleyn's coronation used for and how?

To manage public opinion and gain support for the break with Rome; it was full of symbolism for a new beginning

19

What happened in 1536 that is thought to have made Henry a tyrant?

A jousting accident

20

From which book in the Bible did Henry use to justify the calls of the illegitimacy of his marriage to Catherine due to her previous marriage to his brother Arthur?

Leviticus (20:21)

21

What evidence is there that Henry VIII was a convinced Catholic in 1529?

His attacks on Martin Luther's 95 thesis and daily attendance at mass and going on pilgrimage to Walsingham

22

What was the relationship between Catherine and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain?

He was her nephew

23

Who was the Spanish ambassador to England who kept Charles informed about Henry's marital situation?

Eustace Chapuys

24

Who was the Bishop of Rochester who supported Catherine and was later executed for treason?

John Fisher