Henry Viii's Splitting Of England

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Henry VIII’s splitting of Britain from the church negatively affected his country’s well-being. Henry VIII had many run in’s with the Catholic Church during his time in power, which caused a lot of unrest among his people. This lack of diplomacy between the Church and King Henry VIII led to rising tensions among the people. The king fired all of the monks and nuns and closed down the monasteries, creating tension between Rome and the king. The monasteries were seen as full of lazy monks, so they were easy to get rid of, in the king’s eyes. The king’s men that were investigating the monasteries lied about what they saw in the monasteries and wrote incorrect reports. When the king’s men weren’t lying, they would
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