History of England
Henry VIII

What did the public think of Henry VIII?

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September 14, 2011 12:00AM

In the beginning half of his reign he was very popular and the people loved him.

later on, after the dissolution of the monasteries and the removal of roman catholicism and the introduction to the English church, he lost alot of popularity. By the end of his reign he was not very popular with the people at all.

He also lost a lot of supporters after the split from Catherine of Aragon whom most people loved.