Henry VIII Essay Topics

The Break with Rome

Although it is fair to say that a number of important factors ultimately resulted in Henry’s desire for a Break with Rome, it is clear that Henry’s wish for a divorce from Catherine of Aragon to ensure a male heir was the key underlying motive throughout the saga. Henry’s desire for power and financial gain… View Article

It is not only Hamlet who is ‘transformed’

“Something have you heard of Hamlet’s transformation” It is not only Hamlet who is ‘transformed’: the concepts of transformation and decay are at the centre of the play both for Shakespeare’s audience and for modern theatregoers. Discuss. The opening scene of Hamlet is one filled with nervousness and emotional tension. Shakespeare shows this through the… View Article

Henry VIII the King of England and Ireland

Henry VIII the King of England and Ireland. He was king of England from April 21, 1509 until his death. He was also the second monarch of the House of Tudor, succeeding his father, Henry VII. He was an important figure in the history of English monarchy. But in the great part of his reign,… View Article

Henry VIII

1. Did Henry VIII have the right to manage his marriages to his own advantage? In my opinion, I do not think so.  While it is understandable he needed a son to succeed him and to continue the Tudor name, he did not have the right manage his marriages for the sake of political expediency. … View Article