Highlands Ranch High School - Mr. Sedivy
England was now a weak nation because they were constantly at war - The Hundred Years War: Welsh, France, Scotland. The War of the Roses, a civil war in England, ended in 1485.
Henry VII took the throne by conquest. He was a great ruler and kept the nation at peace. When Henry VII died, the royal treasury was full because he was very tight with the money.
Henry VII got the English involved in America. He was a master diplomat, making many treaties. He arranged marriages to assure some treaties. Henry the VII died in 1509.
The heir to the throne was Arthur, an arranged marriage with Spain. He dies. The next son in line marries the same princess. He dies. Next was Henry VIII who would continue to bring England into the modern world.
Reasons for Religious Upheaval
(The sin of lust is symbolized by a nun and a monk gamely trying to bite off pieces from a swinging ball of pastry. Many priests and monks had concubines and illegitimate offspring, and they attacted widespread contempt. Financial corruption further tarnished the Church opening the way for Martin Luther.)
(Human souls, crammed into a barrel by a demon, are carted off to hell in a wagon fashioned from the body of the Pope. Bishops, cardinals, and monks make up the spokes of the wheels.)
Historical Periods of
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