Key Acts passed under Henry VIII from 1536-47

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When was the Act for the Dissolution of the Lesser Monasteries passed? What did it mean?
1536, it presented Parliament with detail about the 'manifest sin' present, and so encouraged the dissolution of houses worth less than £200, and the transfer of their property to the Crown
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When was the Act of Six Articles passed? What did it mean?
1539. Which restored Catholic doctrine, such as transubstantiation, clerical celibacy and set out harsh punishments for hersey
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What was the Necessary Doctrine and Erudition for Any Christian Man also known as? When and why was it released?
King's Book. Intended to replace the 1536 Bishop's Book. It interpreted the Creed, Seven Sacraments and Lord's Prayer as they'd been set out in the Six Articles
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When and why was the Act for the Advancement of True Religion passed?
1543. Restricted Bible reading to clerics, nobility and gentry. Reflected the fear of debating scripture. The act lessened charges of heresy
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When and why was the Act for First Fruits and Tenths passed?
1534. It transferred clerical taxes from the Pope to the King, and set up an administrative court to collect and manage the revenue, it had legal powers similar to that of the Exchequer, but more modern
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When and why was the Act of Precedence passed?
1539, it defined the number and seniority of office holders in Parliament and the P.Council, Crom was its secretary
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What did the Act of Parliament mean for Liberties and Franchises?
Allowed Crown to resume control of Liberties and Franchises, and deprive their Lords of jurisdiction in criminal cases. Only the Crown could now appoint judges and justices
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