Henry & dissolution of the monastries

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  • Henry & the Dissolution of the Monastries
    • Finance
      • ordinary
        • 1534 the act of first fruit & 10ths - brought in £4,000 that used to be paid to the Pope
        • rooting cost of government
        • personal items for crown
        • by 1530s crown was poor
          • due to Henry spending fathers financial legacy on attacking France
          • inflation affecting henrys revenue
        • monastries worth £136,000
          • this was put forward by Cromwell
      • extraordinary
        • waging war & defence
          • Henry overestimated the threat of his foreign policy
    • Religious
      • corruption of clergymen
      • injunctions - 1536
      • eloton argued that "the lay people had no respect for the monks"
      • new religious ideas
    • Political
      • increased ability to level himself as European prince
      • Can attack Charles V land without breaking marriage treaty
      • break dicisively from Rome
      • acts
        • forbidding papal authority - 1534
        • sucession - 34 in restraint of appeals - 33 && supremacy - 34
    • Personal
      • financing military ambition
      • keeping support of nobility for Edwards future
        • dissolution of smaller mons in 1536 gained support of commune & lords

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