King Henry VIII sought to protect his dignity by sustaining the Tudor reign. He was both prideful and greedy in character; which is supported by his determination in producing a male heir. He was so determined, he was willing to do anything - including betraying, divorcing and beheading his wives. In addition, Henry VIII was a strong participant in the Feudal System. Life in the Medieval castle was directed by the pyramid-shaped Feudal System.
Both relationship are facing some challenges which creates two struggling relationships. In the past of the novel Henry’s relationship with his father was very difficult to maintain once they moved to the U.S. His father cut off all communication with Henry once he informed Henry to only speak English. This provided many problems because Henry’s parents didn’t speak English, so
Henry VII was born in 1457 and died in 1509. His son with Elizabeth of York: Henry VIII was born in 1491 and died in 1547. Both kings are incredibly famous and changed England beyond belief, but who was the better king? Let 's find out… Firstly, in terms of relations with foreign countries, I believe Henry VII was better. He took a non military/ no war approach to dealing with foreign affairs while Henry VIII took a more confrontational approach, for example his invasion of France.
His speech convinced many people to turn against the King. Six months after the speech and before the beginning of the war, Henry was an “early revolutionary.” Henry was in strong agreement with Sam Adams and the Sons of Liberty, a local militia in Boston that the colonists needed to fight. Without Henry's courageous speaking there might not have been a Revolutionary War because his speech convinced many Loyalists to turn on King George III. According to Discerning History. Com,“Through his push for a Bill of Rights, his call of the country to arms, and his opposition to the Stamp Act through the Virginia Resolves, Patrick Henry served his country well.
Many changes have been made over time to England’s government and royal families. However, during the reign of King Henry VIII, the most changes were made compared to any other time period. King Henry took the English throne in 1509 as an intelligent, forceful, and highly charismatic person; while he was also selfish, egotistical and cruel since he wanted to control everything in sight. King Henry VIII had the most powerful reign as king of England as he created many rules, such as the Act of Supremacy, the Act of Treason, and the Act of Succession, which positively changed the way the English royalty system works, all so he could have a son. King Henry VIII is notorious for marrying six times and beheading two of his wives, Catherine and Anne Boleyn.
This being obvious to the reader, the reader assumes that Henry must have either not had an eventful past, which is doubtful knowing the fact that at some point prior to the start of the novel he must have had aspirations to join the war; or that Henry must have had an emotional past which causes his raging alcoholism and slight sexual obsession. The result of the overwhelming sentiments in regular situations could fairly lead to alcoholism, but when Henry was placed in an environment where tensions were raised and normality was pushed out the door, he was faced with an ideally greater challenge than the war alone - Henry was faced with dealing with his intense emotions. Stubborn to his own feelings, Henry needed a near death experience to admit to himself that he is in fact in love with Catherine. When Henry first met Catherine, he is so much more different than he is at the ending of the book. The way Hemingway wrote about Henry almost indicated that Henry and Catherine had a very superficial romance, for instance the constant sexual interactions and minimal mature communication between the two.
If Henry had never found out about Richard taking his inheritance, things may have happened differently. However, Henrey Bolingbroke, with the help of Richard's people, was able to take over England and become King Henry IV. (Saul, 1998.) However, if King Richard would have made better choices especially whenever it came to his expenses and his councilman, maybe King Henry would not have been able to come and take Richard's country and people from
In other words, leadership demands the ability to modify plans and adapt new strategies based on conditions and circumstances. To be successful, a leader must be capable of fitting in and adapting to a plethora of different groups and situations while never losing vision of the objectives and purpose of their appointment. Martin Luther King was flexible. Once he said that: “When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong you cannot be too conservative.” All things considered, the future leaders should learn from his example because he created himself. Martin Luther King used all his gained experience, all the suffering, dreams and skills and turned it into the leadership.
Even though, when the rivals regrouped and charged back the other men started to flee so he followed them into the woods. When he found out the soldiers that stayed won the battle, he was angry at them for winning the battle without him. By the end of the book, Henry starts to show how much courage and bravery he has gained. He uses the acquired courage to lead the regiment to a victory while carrying their flag. These three events show how Henry has gained courage and bravery which he now assumes himself as a hero just as he wanted to be.