Edexcel GCSE History: Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40

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B3 Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40

In this module, students will cover the following topics in line with the Edexcel specifications booklet. Detailed information for the module can be found on page 22-23.

Topics include:

Key topic 1: Henry VIII and Wolsey, 1509–29

  • 1 Henry VIII, Renaissance Prince
  • 2 The rise of Wolsey and his policies
  • 3 Wolsey’s foreign policy
  • 4 Wolsey, Catherine, the succession and annulment

Key topic 2: Henry VIII and Cromwell, 1529–40

  • 1 Cromwell’s rise to power, 1529-34
  • 2 Cromwell, and the king’s marriages
  • 3 Cromwell and government, 1534-40
  • 4 The fall of Cromwell

Key topic 3: The Reformation and its impact, 1529–40

  • 1 The break with Rome
  • 2 Opposition to, and impact of, Reformation, 1534-40
  • 3 The dissolution of the monasteries
  • 4 The Pilgrimage of Grace, 1536

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This module download also includes the following teaching resources:

  • Assessment 1 Wolsey (pptx)
  • Assessment 2 Cromwell (pptx)
  • Assessment 3 Pilgrimage Of Grace (pptx)
  • Cromwell And The Kings Wives (docx)
  • Edexcel GCSE History Exam Booklets (zip)
  • Henry Viii And His Ministers 1509-1540 Sow (docx)
  • Henry Viii And His Ministers Week 1 Homework (pdf)
  • Henry Viii And His Ministers Week 1 Homework (docx)
  • Henry Viii And His Ministers Week 2 Homework (pdf)
  • Henry Viii And His Ministers Week 2 Homework (docx)
  • Henry Viii And His Ministers Week 3 Homework (pdf)
  • Henry Viii And His Ministers Week 3 Homework (docx)
  • Henry Viii And His Ministers Week 4 Homework (pdf)
  • Henry Viii And His Ministers Week 4 Homework (docx)
  • Henry Viii Renaissance Prince Market Place Chart (pdf)
  • Henry Viii Renaissance Prince Market Place Chart (docx)
  • Henry Viii Renaissance Prince Revision Notes (docx)
  • Henry Viii Renaissance Prince Revision Notes (pdf)
  • L1 Henry Viii And His Ministers Henry Viii Renaissance Prince (pptx)
  • L10 Key Causal Factors Leading To The Pilgrimage Of Grace 1536 (pdf)
  • L10 Pigrimage Of Grace Threat Chart (pdf)
  • L10 Pontefract Articles (pdf)
  • L11 Assessment 3 Pilgrimage Of Grace (pptx)
  • L2 Thomas Wolsey And His Policies (pptx)
  • L3 Thomas Wolsey And Catherine Of Aragon (pptx)
  • L3 Thomas Wolsey And Catherine Of Aragon Annulment Attempts Handout (pdf)
  • L3 Thomas Wolsey And Catherine Of Aragon Annulment Attempts Handout (pptx)
  • L4 Cromwell Market Place Information (pdf)
  • L4 Cromwell Market Place Information (docx)
  • L4 Cromwell Marketplace Mind Map (pdf)
  • L4 Cromwell S Rise To Power (pptx)
  • L4 Cromwell Starter Questions (docx)
  • L4 Cromwell Starter Questions (pdf)
  • L5 Cromwell S Time In Tudor Government (pptx)
  • L6 Anne Of Cleves Significance Of Marriage Ranking Information (docx)
  • L6 Anne Of Cleves Significance Of Marriage Ranking Information (pdf)
  • L6 Cromwell Fall Info Hunt Information (pdf)
  • L6 Cromwell Fall Info Hunt Information (docx)
  • L6 Cromwell S Execution (mp4)
  • L6 Reasons For Henry Viii Needing A New Wife (docx)
  • L6 Reasons For Henry Viii Needing A New Wife (pdf)
  • L6 The Fall Of Thomas Cromwell (pptx)
  • L6 Thomas Cromwell Fall Info Hunt Mind Map (pptx)
  • L6 Thomas Cromwell Fall Info Hunt Mind Map (pdf)
  • L7 Break With Rome (docx)
  • L7 Break With Rome (pdf)
  • L7 Break With Rome Diagrams (pdf)
  • L7 Break With Rome Diagrams (docx)
  • L7 Break With Rome Fill In Chart (docx)
  • L7 Break With Rome Fill In Chart (pdf)
  • L7 Reformation And The Break With Rome (pptx)
  • L7 True And False Wall Signs (pdf)
  • L7 True And False Wall Signs (docx)
  • L7 True And False Wall Signs (pdf)
  • L7 True And False Wall Signs (docx)
  • L7 Tudor Religion Comparison Chart (docx)
  • L7 Tudor Religion Comparison Chart (pdf)
  • L8 Opposition To The English Reformation (pdf)
  • L8 Opposition To The English Reformation (docx)
  • L9 Dissolution Chart (doc)
  • L9 Dissolution Chart (pdf)
  • L9 Dissolution Of The Monasteries (pptx)
  • L9 Dissolution Workheet (pdf)
  • L9 Dissolution Workheet (doc)
  • L9 Information Sheet Closing Down The Monasteries (doc)
  • L9 Information Sheet Closing Down The Monasteries (pdf)
  • Renaissance King Marketplace Information (docx)
  • Renaissance King Marketplace Information (pdf)
  • The Eltham Ordinances Homework (docx)
  • The Eltham Ordinances Homework (pdf)
  • Thomas Wolsey And His Domestic Policies Revision Notes (docx)
  • Thomas Wolsey And His Domestic Policies Revision Notes (pdf)
  • Thomas Wolsey Foreign Policy (docx)
  • Thomas Wolsey Foreign Policy (pdf)
  • Wolsey And The Annulment Problem Revision Notes (pdf)
  • Wolsey And The Annulment Problem Revision Notes (docx)
  • Wolsey Foreign Policy Revision Notes (pdf)
  • Wolsey Foreign Policy Revision Notes (docx)