The Break with Rome 7

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How important was Thomas Cromwell in introducing the Royal Supremacy

  • 1532, the whole Structure of the Church in England began to change as the break with Rome hit the statute book and the Royal Supremacy gathered pace
  • The architect was Thomas Cromwell
  • In 1532 Cromwell introduced a petition against Church courts and clerical jurisdiction into the Commons
  • The petition was known as the Commons Supplication against the Ordinaries 
  • Cromwell's political skills lay in the fact that he convinced…


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