Reformation Parliament (1529-1536)

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Henry had 3 options to place pressure on the pope

1. Financial blackmail; force the church to pay fines

2. Make himself a leader of the church; claim as supreme head of english church

3. Place Church under pressure; charge leaders with praeminure

Henry used all three.

1. SUBMISSION OF THE CLERGY

  • Charged churchmen with praeminure for following Wolsey's example
  • Henry offered to remove charges for a fine of £100,000 and for himself to be acknowledged as the 'Supreme Head of the English Church

2. SUPPLICATION OF THE ORDINARIES

  • MP's petitioned for Henry to take action against the abuses of the church
  • Henry gave specific demands from the church; a) surrender right to pass new canon law. b) all future changes in church law require consent from king and

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