Edwardian Protestantism

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  • Edwardian Protestantism
    • Book of common prayers - (1549 )
      • Second Book of Common Prayers (1552)
        • Cranmer had finally worked out what he thought about the Eucharist; 
          • Doctrine of transubstantiat-ion now directly excluded and used ordinary bread
      • Questions regarding whether Cranmer was confused or whether he was taking a cautious and subtle approach to protestantism to the English people.
    • Stripping of the alters
      • Changes made to Bishops clothing (simpler style)
      • Acts of Iconoclasm (Removing superstitious images within the churches) - Radicals for and Cromwell forbade this
        •  1547- Denunciation of images - Approved by Edward head of the church to   encouraged destruction of images including glass, statues, abolished processions, discouraged people from leaving money to good works and chantries. 
      • White washed the walls of the churches
      • Removed Mass
      • Eamon Duffy describes it as ‘flood-tide of radicalism’  the policy confirmed by council in 1550.
        •   Conservative George Day and Bishop of Chichester refused order and were sent to the tower. Conservative bishops were replaced by protestant. 
    • Dissolution of the Chantries - 1547
    • Act of Uniformity (1549 )
    • Dudley (Northumberland)  continuing on with Somerset protestant reforms - he also wanted the churches wealth he was also influenced by senior clergy such as Cranmer, Ridley and Radicals such as Hooper
    • Protestantism confirmed within the 42 Articles of religion 1552 - by Cranmer  this was the ?statement of faith Influence of Martin Bucer (Strasbourg); Peter Martyr Vermigli 
      • Religious reforms created financial difficulties where bishops wanted their share from the crown
  • Protestantism confirmed within the 42 Articles of religion 1552 - by Cranmer  this was the ?statement of faith Influence of Martin Bucer (Strasbourg); Peter Martyr Vermigli 
    • Religious reforms created financial difficulties where bishops wanted their share from the crown
  • 1552: Second Act of Uniformity: Attendance at services made compulsory.
  • Latin services removed and replaced with English services - caused problems for those who could not read or understand the language

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