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How did Henry VIII justify his power?
Yes that is one of the reasons that Henry the VIII broke with Rome here are some other answers Why did Henry VIII break from Rome? Some people in England and Europe were starting to become unhappy with the Catholic Church and wanted it to change. Martin Luther, a German reformer, had published an argument that criticised the Pope of tyranny throughout Europe, causing the German reform and although Henry had criticised Luther's arguments, English scholars saw them as valid and believed the Catholic government to be corrupt. Henry VIII believed that he needed a son to make sure that the Tudor dynasty survived. Although he had a son while married to Catherine, it was illegitimate - I . e born out of wedlock - as he had an affair with Elizabeth Blount. The son, Henry Fitzroy, was made the duke of Richmond at the age of 4 - Henry tried to make him heir to the throne outside the traditional methods.
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Henry the VIII wanted power because he wanted nobody to be more powerful than himself. This why one of the reasons Henry VIII changed the church and to prove to people he had …the most power in the country.
His brother, Arthur died and so Henry became king.
Henry VIII abused his power as King of England. He essentiallyforced the entire country to abandon their religion and honor himas head of his own church.
Because he was King. A King always wants powers, but maybe not as badly as Henry.
Henry did have problems, he had problems on marriage and having ason.
he had AIDs
Henry VIII had quite a lot of power because he was head of the church of England and all kings are supposed to be born with power and you might not think it but Churches had m…ore power than Kings or Queens and i think still do I'm not sure though
He was one of the most powerful men in existence during his time. To give you an idea of his power - he told the Pope to go away, closed most churches down and broke England… away from Rome. All monarchs are powerful.
Henry gained more power as he gained weight. Also hewas the Head Of The Church Of England, and he had 6 wives(divorced, beheaded and died) Hope This Helps. Love ? x.
Henry VIII also made himself head of the church because he wanted more power. Even though he was the king he still thought that the Pope had more control over the Church. Ther…e have been struggles before over whether the priests should obey the Pope or the king. Henry wanted to control his own church in his own country. He broke with Rome so he could prove to people he had the most power in the country.
because he needs power to rule his country.
he did not rise to power he just inherited the throne
Henry wanted to control the church. Since medieval times, there hadbeen struggles over whether priests should obey the Pope or theKing. He said that the Pope no longer had any… authority in England.From now, all Priests and Monks had to do what Henry said, not whatthe Pope said. Once Henry had control over the Church, hepersecuted those who opposed him. He even cut off the head of hisclose friend, Thomas More, because More would not accept Henry ashead of the Church.
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because power is like consuming chocolate and wanting more and more . also because when he has power he can do what he likes.