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Do you think that Henry was right to marry Catherine Parr? Do you think that Henry was right to marry Catherine Parr?

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1 Do you think that Henry was right to marry Catherine Parr? Do you think that Henry was right to marry Catherine Parr?

2 In line for succession

3 There were no shortage of volunteers! There were three choices There were three choices MARY MARY ELIZABETH ELIZABETH EDWARD EDWARD

4 Who do you think was chosen? It was of course Edward. It was of course Edward. He was the son an heir. He was the son an heir. However, he died at the age of just 15, from measles. However, he died at the age of just 15, from measles.

5 Who would take over? Catherine Parr managed to get Henry to pass an act that confirmed both Princess Mary and Elizabeth were in line for the succession of the throne, despite the fact that they had both been made illegitimate by divorce or remarriage.HenryMary Elizabeth As a result Mary took over as Queen in 1553.

6 However!!! Mary also died in Mary also died in This left the throne to Elizabeth I This left the throne to Elizabeth I She was to rule England for 45 years She was to rule England for 45 years She proved that a woman could be as good a monarch (or better) than any man! She proved that a woman could be as good a monarch (or better) than any man!


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