Institutional developments

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  • Institutional developments
    • The monarchy
      • The Great Chain of being
        • Governments stressed the need to keep one's place in society and respect the authority of one's superior
        • Oaths of succession and supremacy taken throughout the country by individuals and by corporate institutions
        • Tudors made increasing use of proclamations- nearly 900 issued throughout the period
          • Most were issued in the absence of Parliament when time speed was of the essence
            • Henry VII issued one in 1509 to end speculation surrounding the claims of a pretender
            • 1553 Northumberland issued one to deny Mary's right to the throne
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    • The Church
    • Royal commissions and JPs
    • Parliament
    • Sheriffs and lord lieutenants
    • Royal councils
    • Judiciary and the law


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