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HISTORY Meeting Henry VIII and his Wives WARM-UP Descrivete l aspetto di Henry VIII guardando la foto qui sotto. WRITING PAIR WORK 7 I am his Majesty Henry VIII, the most famous Tudor king. My reign was from 1509 to 1547. I was famous for my bad temper and for the birth of the Church of England. I lived in Hampton Court, a very luxurious palace. I liked dancing, hunting , playing cards and singing. My love life was chaotic: I had six wives! Catherine of Aragon This is my first wife, the Spanish king s daughter. She was my brother s widow and Queen bloody Mary was our daughter. After some time, I fell in love with another lady, so I was a divorced man quite soon. 1 Ognuna delle seguenti curiosità appartiene a una delle sei mogli di Henry VIII. Fai una breve ricerca su internet e assegna ogni informazione alla regina giusta. READING 1. Her portrait is very different from what she was really like: .............................................................................................................. 2. Her ghost is in Hampton Court Palace: ............................................................................................................................................ 3. She was six years older than Henry VIII: ............................................................................................................................................ 4. After Henry VIII s death, she married Jane Seymour s brother: .................................................................................... 5. Her right hand had got six fingers: ......................................... 6. She was Henry VIIII s favourite wife: ............................................................................................................................................ 2 VOCABULARY 1. Majesty: Traduci le parole date. ................................................................................................................. 2. Palace: ...................................................................................................................... 3. Lifestyle: ................................................................................................................ 4. Marriage: .............................................................................................................. Anne Boleyn She is the lady I was in love with. She was young and very pretty. Elizabeth I, a very clever girl, was a great queen for Great Britain and she was our daughter. Unfortunately, Anne wasn t trustworthy , so she was beheaded ! Jane Seymour Jane was a nice, simple girl, different from Anne. Edward, who was a king soon after me, was our son, but he was very sick and wasn t on the throne for long. His mum was soon dead, too. 20 5. Sick: 6. Famous: 3 ................................................................................................................. WRITING PAIR WORK Immaginate di intervistare una delle mogli di Henry VIII e scrivete un elenco di domande che vorreste farle (età, cosa le piace/non le piace fare, figli, ecc.). Poi fate le vostre domande a un altra coppia e rispondete alle sue inventando i dati richiesti.

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