The break with Rome part 2 (14)


Religious orders

  • Henry also faced some opposition namely from 2 religious orders located in London:
  • Carthusians and Observant Friars
  • The observants were potentially dangerous to Henry because their friary (building occupied by friars) was alongside the King's most frequented place at Greenwich, and as travelling preachers, they could spread the word of dissent quickly
  • All 7 Observant houses…


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