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Looking at Henry's relationship to the English people, it becomes evident that the  monarch did not significantly affect the everyday lives of his subjects. Even when he  wished to help solve some of the major social problems of the day Henry could do very  little to effect widespread change across the reaches of his kingdom. Communication  and travel was very difficult in the sixteenth century, and most people spent their whole  lives never venturing outside their local county. At the same time, though the king was  only a figurehead to most Englishmen, Henry represented the source of earthly power in  the realm, and as king he was the focus of devotion and loyalty. The developments of Henry's religious and political reformation affected the lives of  average people in intimate ways. As the Pilgrimage of Grace uprising in the northern 
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  • Fall '08
  • womer
  • Henry, common people, major social problems, new episcopal, direct local control, new political significance

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