A Conversation for King Henry VIII

A few wee typos...

Post 1

Orcus

First off, nice summary of Henry VIII's life.

One thing I'd like to have seen was a mention that he was probably the first truly all powerful King of England (unless you count his father) as the Wars of the Roses has more or less destroyed all the great barons and the only truly powerful noble family was the Tudors. So everyone was under the King's protection now, not their local lord's.

and thirdly, this paragraph...

"Contrary to popular belief, the new King was tall and athletic. He become a little more portly later in life when he was injured in a jousting accident and his leg become ulcerated. It's also believed he suffered from gout and syphilis. It's also said that he enjoyed playing many musical instruments, and most certainly the lute. Some historians argue that he wrote the lyrics to Greensleeves, some dispute it. We'll never know for certain.<<

There's two 'become's there that should be 'became'. Also, there's a repear of 'It's also said' which is a bit cumbersome stylistically.

Other than that, good stuff smiley - ok


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Post 2

Paully

I've made those grammatical changes - could you suggest a good sentence and a suitable location for us to mention the 'all-powerful' bit?

Cheers Orcus!

Paully


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Post 3

Orcus

Maybe after the bit about Prince Henry

Supreme King

Henry VIII may be considered to be the first truly all powerful monarch of England as the Wars of the Roses, finally ended by his father had more or less destroyed all the great Barons and their families' ability to raise armies. The only truly powerful noble family left was the Tudors and they outlawed the practice of raising private armies, instead creating a national army. So everyone was under the King's protection now, not their local lord's. This also changed the face of the English countryside as rich families could now build swish palaces rather than craggy castles. There was no longer any need to fortify one's home. This of course gave Henry license to do more or less as he pleased.

How about that?


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Post 4

TRiG (Ireland) A dog, so bade in office

smiley - earththe Wars of the Roses, finally ended by his father had more or less
smiley - marsthe Wars of the Roses, finally ended by his father, had more or less

smiley - earthBarons
smiley - marsbarons

smiley - moonWith those changes, done.

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TRiG.smiley - biro


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