Henry VIII and the Church - The State of the Church and Monasteries before the Reformation

HideShow resource information
Anti-clericalism
Criticism of the clergy
1 of 15
Anti-papalism
Criticism of the Pope
2 of 15
Erastianism
The belief that the King should be in charge of the Church
3 of 15
Behavior of the clergy
Priests and monks not obeying the laws of the Church
4 of 15
Heresy
Questioning the practice and rituals of the Church
5 of 15
Absenteeism
Being absent from their parish or diocese
6 of 15
Pluralism
A priest was in charge of more than one parish
7 of 15
Simony
The sale of an ecclesiastical title
8 of 15
Colet's Sermon
Sermon denouncing the state of the clergy in 1513
9 of 15
Indulgences
Could lessen the time spent in purgatory
10 of 15
Relics
Objects supposedly connected to a saint but oftern fake
11 of 15
Hunne Case
A merchant tailor murdered by the clergy
12 of 15
Chaucer - Canterbury Tales
Popular story highlighting abuses of the church
13 of 15
Eamon Duffy
Suggested evidence for anti-clericalism was an optical illusion
14 of 15
Benefit of the clergy
Being tired in the Church court rather than the King's court
15 of 15

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Criticism of the Pope

Back

Anti-papalism

Card 3

Front

The belief that the King should be in charge of the Church

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Priests and monks not obeying the laws of the Church

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Questioning the practice and rituals of the Church

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all British monarchy - Tudors and Stuarts resources »