Henry VIII

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1509
Henry VIIII inherits the throne, marries Catherine of Argon, Thomas Wolsey appointed Royal Almoner
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1511 - 1514
Richard Hunne Case
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1512
Westminster Palace burnt down
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1511 - 1512
First French War
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1513
War against the French and Scots
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1514
Wolsey made Archbishop of York, Death of Louis XII of France, succeeded by Francis I
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1515
Wolsey made Cardinal (November) and Lord Chancellor (December)
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1516
Death of King Ferdinand of Spain; succeeded by Charles V, Birth of Princess Mary
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1517
Sweating sickness epidemic
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1518
Wolsey made Papal legate, Treaty of London
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1519
Death of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian; succeeded by Charles V, Affair of the minions
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1520
Meeting between Henry VII and Francis I at the Field of the Cloth of Gold
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1521
Henry given title Defender of the Faith, Secret treaty between Henry and Charles against France
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1523
Rebellion against Francis I led by the Duc de Bourbon
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1524 - 1529
Wolsey closed 29 monasteries
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1525
Amicable Grant, Battle of Pavia - Francis taken prisoner
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1526
Eltham Ordiances
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1527
Henry’s desire for an annulment, Imperial troops sack Rome
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1528
Campeggio arrives to help Wolsey judge the validity of Henry’s marriage. Legatine Court opens
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1529
Battle of Landriano - French defeated in Italy, Fall of Wolsey, meeting of Reformation Parliament
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1530
Hampton Court Conference, Death of Wolsey
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1531
Henry accuses all clergy of praemunire and fines them £100,000
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1532
Meeting between Henry and Francis at Calais, Henry judged Papal dispensation for his marriage to Catherine of Aragon invalid
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1532
Seven Acts to create the English Church: Conditional Restraint of Annates, Act for Submission of the Clergy, Ecclesiastical Appointments Act, Act Forbidding Papal Dispensations and payment of Peter’s Pence, Act of Supremacy, Succession and Treason
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1533
Marriage of Henry and Anne Boleyn, Birth of Elizabeth, Pope Clement VII decides the marriage is legal
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1534
Death of Pope Clement VII, succeeded by Paul III
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1535
Henry excommunicated, Thomas More and Bishop Fisher executed, Visitations to Monasteries and Valor Ecclesiaticus
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1536
Pilgrimage of Grace, Dissolution of Smaller Monasteries Act, Act of 10 articles
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1537
Birth of male heir, Jane Seymour dies, Bishops book
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1538 - 40
Closure of larger monasteries
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1538
Actions against relics, shrines etc
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1539
Second Dissolution Act, Act of the Six Articles
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1540
Henry marries Anne of Cleves, Fall of Cromwell
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