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Year 8 History - Henry VIII and his 6 wives

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On Demand

20 mins


Host: Brian is a History and Sociology teacher with 26 years experience. He is also an examiner with two exam boards, so he likes to focus on material and techniques that will best help students when it comes to exam time

In today's lesson, History teacher Brian walks students through one of England's most notorious Kings, Henry VIII. In this class we explore why Henry had so many wives, and what role religion played in this.

Safeguarding reminder:  We know that the safety of your child is of the utmost important. This is why we use Zoom's Webinar feature to provide our live classes, where by default, your child's webcam and microphone are disabled. 

Key takeaways:

  • Why did Henry have so many wives?
  • Why did he change his religion?
  • Why his reign was so important?

Suitable for: This class is suitable for students in Year 8.

Class requirements

You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.

What to expect

  • This class will take place online via a Zoom webinar
  • This class was pre-recorded and is now available to view on demand
  • You'll now be taken to a Stripe payment page.
  • After payment, you will immediately be taken to a new window to watch the recorded class.

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