The break with Rome part 2 (9)

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Economic consequences of the Royal Supremacy

  • With the Supremacy laid down in Statute (law), Henry sought to exploit the wealth of the Church
  • Payments to Rome (annates) had been outlawed on the grounds that they were too burdensome for the Church to bear, yet this did not stop Henry passing the Act ennexing (taking possession of) 'First Fruits and Tenths' to the Crown
  • This meant that any new…


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