What can we learn from these statistics? Government revenues per annum: England £110,000 France £350,000 Habsburg Empire £560,000 Size of population: England 2.75m France 15m Habsburg Empire 23m
Henry VIII’s foreign policy By the end of this lesson you will be able to: describe England's relations with France, 1509-14 and 1514-21
Foreign Policy Overview Read the information page and discuss the questions based on the table. (p133- 134 Dawson)
Starkey’s Henry VIII Starkey’s Henry VIII – watch and fill in the chart below 1) Why did Henry VIII want war against France and whose interests was it in? 2) What did Henry VIII gain from the wars against France and Scotland, 1513-14? Read pages 118-120 of Lee and add more detail to answers
Read 'Anglo-French relations after 1514 (pp 120-121,Lee) and answer the following questions: 1) What was the Treaty of London? When was it signed and why do you think the historian Susan Doran has described it as a 'glittering success?' 2) What was the Field of the Cloth of Gold, When did it take place and what was its significance?
Source based activities 1.Read and sources and complete the activities from p.153 (Rogerson)
Review – Mini Debate Do you agree with Susan Doran that the Treaty of London was 'a glittering success?' Why/ why not? Half class must agree – create 5 reasons Other half must disagree – create 5 reasons
Independent Learning Read and complete the activities from the History review – Henry VIII’s early foreign policy