Acts of Parliament passed under the Duke of Somerset

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When and why was the Treason Act passed?
1547, it abolished the harshest features of H8's rule, and repealed the Act of Six Articles and revoked the Proclamation Act of 1539
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When and why was the Chantries Act passed?
1547, close Chantries down for financial reasons and it was a logical continuation of the dissolution of the monastries
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When and why was the Vagrancy Act passed?
1547, ordered local officials to provide for the deserving poor, but those who'd been unemployed would be sold into slavery
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What were the 1548 proclamations Somerset issued concerned about?
Enclosures, it enforced all previous statutes against enclosures established for grazing sheep
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When and why was the Act of Uniformity; First Prayer Book passed?
1549, act enforced Prayer Book. It retained transubstantiation and included the use of English in services rather than Latin
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What did the 1547 Royal Injunction mean?
It forbid the veneration of images
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When and why was the Book of Homilies issued by Cranmer?
July 1547, to provide model sermons for members of the clergy who were unable to preach for themselves
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