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Discuss Henry VIII. At what time period did he live? What was the political atmosphere at the time of his reign? Why is Henry VIII so well known? Why did he marry so often? Why was it so important for Henry to have a male heir? What would have happened had Henry been satisfied to make Mary his sole heir? How might history be different if Henry's son with Catherine of Aragon survived to adulthood? How did Henry affect the religious upheaval that took place during this time period? Would this have happened if Henry had not sought a divorce from Catherine of Aragon?

How did Catherine of Aragon come to live in England? Who was her first husband? Why was it so important whether or not she consummated her first marriage? Why did Henry come to use this fact against her in later...

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