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British History Timeline 1529 1547
1295 ­ The Auld Alliance between France and Scotland is formed.
o Agreed to support each other.
1415 ­ The Battle of Agincourt
o Henry V achieved a glorious victory in battle against the French.
1471 ­ Henry VI and his son Edward die.

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Abuses of the church such as simony and pluralism (which the
Lollards had been criticising for many years)
The sale of indulgences ostensibly to reduce the time an indicial spent
in purgatory, but it also increased the wealth of the Church of Rome.
1521 11 October ­ Henry is…

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o Was Anne Boleyn the most important person in bringing about the King's
YES, because...
She refused to become Henry's mistress and was determined to use
her wiles to ensure that she became Queen.
She introduced Henry to texts such as those of Tyndale, Fish and St
German, which…

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o Why?
He intended to bring about the fall of Wolsey and he was much hated by
He wanted to put pressure on the pope.
He wanted to demonstrate that the `political nation' was supporting him.
He wasn't entirely sure of a plan and wanted parliament to declare his…

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Pope was under Charles' control and Henry wanted to threaten him further
as this Act put pressure on the Pope in an attempt to force him to grant an
annulment. It was predicated on a growing anticlericalism demonstrated in
the parliament called in 1529.
Cromwell orchestrated it to satisfy the…

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The structure to establish secure finances was very `ad hoc' and really set up
to manage the windfall of the dissolution. The structures were very short
terms and rapidly reviewed and changed.
The authority gained by the King was personal to him.
The changes made to religious structure were far…

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marriage to enable Henry to secure a male heir. (Act in Restraint of Appeals
1533, Act of Succession 1534 and Act of Supremacy 1534)
Henry was also motivated by the desire to establish an Empire with himself as
Emperor (Confirmation of the supreme legal authority be vested in the King,…

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1536 ­ A parliamentary act abolishes the rights of franchises and liberties, centralising royal
o Did the acts passed by the Reformation Parliament completely change the
church by 1536?
o YES, because...
The church in England was created with the Monarch as its supreme head.
The church was no…

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It was a continuation of the policies which had been begun by Wolsey and
was intended to provide money for investment into parishes to improve the
quality of the Clergy. Money would also be invested in the education of clergy
through schools and universities.
It was an attempt to remove…

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They marched on Lincoln, an important but not large city.
Local gentry offered their support on 4th October.
Never reached London
Was easily crushed
o Why?
Charles Brandon dispersed the Rebels by making it clear that they were
committing treason.
1536 October1537 February ­ The Pilgrimage of Grace (started…


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