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1  starter activity You will be given a date (LOL!). Arrange yourself in chronological order.  Which date was the watershed moment?

2 Should Wolsey be proud of his achievements in foreign policy? TBAT evaluate W’s successes & failures To develop skills in supporting source evidence with own knowledge  Learning objectives  Key words: trade embargo

3  Your task Read p and make a list of Wolsey’s successes and failures. Read p and make a list of Wolsey’s successes and failures. Rank them in terms of scale (5 being the highest success or failure) Rank them in terms of scale (5 being the highest success or failure)  Which historian do you most agree with?  Which historian do you most agree with?

4 Successes Capture of French territory – Therouanne & Tournai Capture of French territory – Therouanne & Tournai Wolsey’s attempts at being peace broker – Treaty of London, 1518 & #FotCoG Wolsey’s attempts at being peace broker – Treaty of London, 1518 & #FotCoG Holding balance of power – siding with Charles & France according to who was ‘on the up’ Holding balance of power – siding with Charles & France according to who was ‘on the up’

5 Failures Expense Expense Double-crossed, e.g. by Ferdinand & Maximilian Double-crossed, e.g. by Ferdinand & Maximilian Gained little from alliances Gained little from alliances Wolsey was a self-publicist, e.g. Tr of London, 1518 Wolsey was a self-publicist, e.g. Tr of London, 1518 Backed wrong side – supported French when Charles V was on the up Backed wrong side – supported French when Charles V was on the up Damaged economy – trade embargo with Low Countries Damaged economy – trade embargo with Low Countries

6 On balance do you think Wolsey could be proud of his achievements? Make a ‘proud-o- metre’ and mark his level on it  Was Wolsey or Henry more to blame?

7 Ashamed Not very proud

8 Your task Study sources F-H on p.73 and think about the extent to which they suggest Wolsey was defensive in his pursuit of foreign policy. Study sources F-H on p.73 and think about the extent to which they suggest Wolsey was defensive in his pursuit of foreign policy. On a sheet of flip chart paper draw a table similar to the one below and complete. Share ideas as a class On a sheet of flip chart paper draw a table similar to the one below and complete. Share ideas as a class DefensiveAggressive Sources Own knowledge

9  Homework Time to put your ideas to the test – prepare for a timed Qb question on Wolsey and foreign policy next lesson!!! Time to put your ideas to the test – prepare for a timed Qb question on Wolsey and foreign policy next lesson!!!

10 Should Wolsey be proud of his achievements in foreign policy? TBAT evaluate W’s successes & failures To develop skills in supporting source evidence with own knowledge  Learning objectives  Key words: trade embargo


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