Outline – King Henry VIII Name _Kayleen Gerhardt ____ Section_5B ____________ General Goal: To inform. Introduction: Attention-getter: When many people think of King Henry VIII, they think of his six wives. Often times, they think “divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. Thesis/Specific Purpose: King Henry VIII of England’s relationships with his wives were either for producing a male heir or political gain. Preview/Central ideas/Main points: First we will discuss his overall relationships with his wives. Then we will take a further look into his marriage to Anne Boleyn. Lastly, we will discuss how his marriage to Anne Boleyn led to the English Reform. Body/Middle I. Henry’s relationships with his wives have all been for political gain or to produce a male heir. a. Catherine of Aragon i. Was his brother’s wife, though the marriage was never consummated. ii. Gave birth to six children, only one of which survived childhood. She was later known as Mary I (or Bloody Mary). (Verbally cite Biography.com). iii. After years of marriage and inability to produce a male heir, Henry VIII wish to wed another. This marriage ended in an annulment or divorce.
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