Opposition to Henry VIII

A mindmap of all the people and groups that opposed Henry VIII and his policies that I can remeber.

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  • Opposition to Henry VIII
    • Thomas More
      • He opposed Henry's control of the English Church as seen in the submission of the Clergy in 1532
        • Refused to say why he would not take the oath
      • He beleived that the curch should be free from control of laymen (i.e the king)
      • He was aressted for refusing the oath of the act of succession in 1534
      • He was condemmed and executed in 1535 on the perjured evidence of Richard Rich who claimed that he had heard him deny the King's supremacy over the curch
    • The Holy Maid of Kent
      • Elizabeth Barton, a nun from kent, claimed that she had religious visions and uttered prophecies denouncing the King's attempt to get rid of Catherine of Aragon
      • Acted as a focus for others who opposed the kings proceedings
      • She and several other of her supporters were executed in 1534
    • Bishiop Fisher
      • John Fisher (Bishop of Rochester) spoke out in favour of the mariage
      • He delivered pamphlets in sermons encouraging him to intervene on behalf of his Aunt
      • Even contacted Charles V and encouraged him to intervene
      • He was executed in 1534
    • The Carthusians
      • Three Carthusians denounced the kings supremecy. They said that no layman, not even the king, could be head of the curch
      • These men and other Carthusian monks in Charter house London were executed
    • The imaginary rebellion
      • Henry Courtenay, Marquis of Exter, Henry Pole and Henry Montague were executed for treason in 1538, they were related to the kings Edward IV and Richard III who had ruled England between 1461-1485
      • They were probably not plotting anything, they were just a victim of Henry's and Cromwell's paranoia
  • Pilgramage of Grace (1536)
    • Opposition to Henry VIII
      • Thomas More
        • He opposed Henry's control of the English Church as seen in the submission of the Clergy in 1532
          • Refused to say why he would not take the oath
        • He beleived that the curch should be free from control of laymen (i.e the king)
        • He was aressted for refusing the oath of the act of succession in 1534
        • He was condemmed and executed in 1535 on the perjured evidence of Richard Rich who claimed that he had heard him deny the King's supremacy over the curch
      • The Holy Maid of Kent
        • Elizabeth Barton, a nun from kent, claimed that she had religious visions and uttered prophecies denouncing the King's attempt to get rid of Catherine of Aragon
        • Acted as a focus for others who opposed the kings proceedings
        • She and several other of her supporters were executed in 1534
      • Bishiop Fisher
        • John Fisher (Bishop of Rochester) spoke out in favour of the mariage
        • He delivered pamphlets in sermons encouraging him to intervene on behalf of his Aunt
        • Even contacted Charles V and encouraged him to intervene
        • He was executed in 1534
      • The Carthusians
        • Three Carthusians denounced the kings supremecy. They said that no layman, not even the king, could be head of the curch
        • These men and other Carthusian monks in Charter house London were executed
      • The imaginary rebellion
        • Henry Courtenay, Marquis of Exter, Henry Pole and Henry Montague were executed for treason in 1538, they were related to the kings Edward IV and Richard III who had ruled England between 1461-1485
        • They were probably not plotting anything, they were just a victim of Henry's and Cromwell's paranoia

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