Why did Cromwell fall from power in 1540?

Cards helping to understand the role of a range of different invdividuals in Cromwell's downfall.

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  • Created on: 16-01-11 16:15

CROMWELL:

- Arranged the marriage of Anne of Cleves

- Delayed the dissolving of the marriage to Anne of Cleves

- Linked himself to Protestant preachers

 

FAIRLY IMPORTANT.

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HENRY VIII:

- Restore's Cromwell rival to council

- Opposed the Cleves marriage

- Initiated Six Articles

- Allowed Cromwell's arrest

 

VERY IMPORTANT.

 

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DUKE OF NORFOLK:

- Tempted Henry with Katherine

- Undermined the Cleves marriage

- Led diplomatic mission to France

- Convinces Henry to get rid of Cromwell

- Arrests Cromwell

 

VERY VERY IMPORTANT.

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BISHOP GARDINER OF WINCHESTER:

- Opposed Cromwell when restored to council (Cromwell's rival)

- Informed Henry of Barnes preaching

 

FAIRLY IMPORTANT.

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ROBERT BARNES:

- Preached against Six Articles

- Linked Cromwell to heresay

- Linked Cromwell to unrest

 

FAIRLY IMPORTANT

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