cromwell- contribution to government

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  • cromwell, contribution to government 1483-1543
    • baurocratic government
      • said to cause a revolution in government to a more modern system
        • however  monarchy still had complete control over parliament
          • just a more efficient system taking effect, although king still not challenged by these systems
      • this change was due to cromwell protecting his power- reducing the power of the kings chamber.
      • parliament more active but not more pwoerful
    • removed a significant amount of church power
      • administrative change, using parliament, to a 'king in parliament' and the king to be head of the church
      • able to please henry viii by introducing the act of supremacy to parliament
    • acts of union made a unitary state which benefitted the crown- greater financial income and more stability


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