acts of union

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  • why were the acts of union (1536, 1543) passed
    • political
      • tackle disorder in wales
      • establish single system of admin for england and wales
      • welsh parliamentary  representation
    • economic
      • increase crown income through taxation of wales
      • the welsh economic system had grown similar to england
      • increased chance of trading between wales and england
    • religion and stability
      • break with rome increased chance of attack
        • likely that foreign powers would use welsh borders to invade england
      • a union was likely to make wales sympathetic to england
    • socioeconomic
      • welsh courts needed updating
      • crown land gained from marcher lands


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