The break with Rome part 2 (5)

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1533 The Act in Restraint of Appeals

  • This Act ended appeals to Rome, and ordered them to be heard by English Church courts instead
  • Appeals relating to the King were to go straight to convocation where they would be heard by the Archbishop of Canterbury
  • The Act clearly prevented Catherine from challenging any legal decision made on the Great Matter in England
  • Also allowed Cranmer to open his court at Dunstable to preside over the legitimacy of the King's first marriage
  • 23rd May 1533, Henry's marriage to Catherine was declared…


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