What really happened..... By: Candace Myers
What caused The Reformation?
What He Did
Other Important Contributors to The Reformation
King Henry VIII~ He wanted to divorce his wife but the Catholic church wouldn't let him so he started his own church. Today this church is known as the Anglican church. He would also have 5 more wives after he divorced Catherine of Argon. Catherine of Argon was Queen Mary I mother.
Queen Elizabeth I~ She was King Henry VIII second daughter. She was the first Protestant queen. After her half-sister Mary died she stopped what Mary had done during her time as queen by stopping persecution of Christians. However she did not punish Catholics unless they broke the law. She is considered the greatest queen of England. She reigned in England for 44 years until she died. She first became queen when she was 25 years old! She was the last person in the Tudor dynasty.
So what happened afterwards?
~William Shakespeare would go on to write a play about King Henry VIII called King Henry VIII.
~Queen Elizabeth I was born premature.
~Johannes Gutenburg was the youngest son in his family.