Lecture 5-15 Sept 2008

Lecture 5-15 Sept 2008 - Western Civilization 15 September...

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Western Civilization 15 September 2008 1. Reformation III: Reformer Multiply Cont. A. Reform as an Act of State: England (Top->Down Reformation) a. England was one of the most devoted to the Catholic Church. Although England was extremely devoted the King Henry VIII (1491-1547) had a problem with the church because he needed a son to take the throne so that civil war would be avoided. Henry VIII married at the age of 18 to Catherine Aragon, the “perfect bride”. b. Catherine Aragon was the daughter to Spain’s Royalty Ferdinand and Isabella, and she was available because she was widowed by the Henry’s older brother who died. The only problem was that it was against the church law to marry your sister-in-law so the Pope gave his blessing and they were married happily for a long while. She had one major problem she was not very fertile, she had many miss carriages and only had one healthy child a little girl, Mary. Catherine finally came to the age where she could no long have children. c.
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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Lecture 5-15 Sept 2008 - Western Civilization 15 September...

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