The Break with Rome 4

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The Royal Policy 1529-1532

  • There did not seem to be any clear direstion to Henry's plans for an annulment in these years
  • Henry's new Lord Chancellor Thomas Moore, could not bring himself to support the King's case
  • The drift in policy is understandable as Henry faced many problems
  • He ideally wanted to attain a watertight annulent through Rome freeing him to marry Anne Boleyn, but this seemed out of the quesiton
  • Henry was increasingly attracted by the proposition of an internal solution to the problem that would increase his own powers over…


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