Henry VIII: Government

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  • Henry VIII: Government
    • Court of Star Chamber- 1547 then used by Wolsey in 1516 to increase cheap and fair justice
    • Council of the North was strengthened
    • Amicable Grant- 1525 used to fund the wars against France
    • Abolished council learned in law 1510
    • Treason Act gave more control
    • Court of Chancery cheap and impartial justice
    • Use of Chief ministers
    • Eltham ordinances 1526 reformed royal households and wolsey was able to remove his political opponents
    • Use of dry stamp by Wolsey
    • Empson and Dudley executed 1510
    • Power of nobles was restablished
    • Parliament begin to criticise Wolseys demand for money after 1523


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