How Did Henry Viii Influence Society

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When people think of Henry VIII, they usually think all the wives he had, the palaces he built, and all the murders he committed, but many people respected what he did and he is now an important figure in France’s history. Henry VIII accomplished many tasks during his reign as King such as being involved in the English Reformation and turning his country into a Protestant Nation (“Henry VIII Biography 1). Henry VIII, although he was a bad influence to his country, still managed to be remembered for his well deserved actions in France during his reign.
Henry Tudor was born on June 28, 1491 at the Greenwich Place which is located in London, England (“Henry VIII Biography” 1). Henry VIII is the son of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth York (“Henry VIII Biography” 1). As a young prince Henry VIII loved to do thing that normal boys these days would do like playing instruments, drawing, writing, hunting, and playing sports. Henry was very athletic and intelligent (“Henry VIII (r.1509-1547)” 1). Henry received private tutors for his education (“Henry VIII Biography” 1). Henry also spoke three languages: French, Latin, and Spanish (“Henry VIII (r.1509-1547)” 1). Henry went to church three times a day and when he was not doing that he was either hunting, playing sports,
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When Henry VIII founded the Royal Navy they only had five Royal Navy warships, but when Henry VIII died, they had fifty Royal Navy warships (“BBC Henry VIII” 1). Royal Navy warships helped with wars being fought overseas and also for trading overseas (“BBC Henry VIII” 1). Translating the Bible into English was a big impact for our society today (“Henry VIII (r.1509-1547)” 1). Without this act, our society would be greatly impacted because so many people practice their religion using the Bible and most of the people that read the Bible speak and read

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