Acts of Parliament passed under Duke of Northumberland

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When and why did he introduce a new Treason Act?
1550. It restored censorship and enabled JPs to restore law and order in their localities
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When and why did he overturn the Vagrancy Act and the Sheep Tax?
1550, it dampened discontent among the masses
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How did he help with the enclosure situation?
He enforced all existing anti-enclosure legislation
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What did his poor law entail?
It enabled parishes to provide for the aged and infirm
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When and why was Cranmer's Ordinal issued?
1550, it was a new code for the ordination of priests, marked a clear move from Catholic priest to Protestant minister
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When did the Council order the removal of communion tables? Why?
November 1550, to ensure uniformity
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When and why was the Second Prayer Book issued?
1552, it abandoned the structure of mass and removed transubstantiation and involved removing of vestments, enforced by the Second Act of Uniformity
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When, why and by whom were the Forty-Two articles issued?
1553, by Archbishop Cranmer. They were a mix of Lutheran and Calvinist teaching, emphasised the centrality of scriptures in determining doctrine, ceremony and path to salvation.
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