Religious changes under Henry 1536-47

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When was the Act for the Dissolution of Lesser Monasteries passed? What did it mean?
1536, and it meant that smaller monasteries (those worth under £200) were closed down
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When was the Act of Ten Articles Passed? What did it mean?
1536, in the Act, the 'Seven Sacraments' of Catholic doctrine were rejected, leaving a belief in only three. Move towards Protestantism
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What did the 1536 Royal Injunctions to the clergy (issued by Cromwell) entail?
They ordered the clergy to, defend the Royal Supremacy in sermons, abandon pilgrimages, and give money to teach children the Lord's Prayer and 10 Commandents, among other scripture (education)
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When was the Bishops' Book printed? What did it do/mean?
1547, it 'found' the other 4 sacraments, though stated them to be of a lesser value. Included other evidence of a drift to Prot. as there was no discussion of transubstantiation, Mass was glossed over and special status of priests was understated
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When was the 'Matthew Bible' published? What was it?
1537, it was a distinctly Protestant version of the bible that had the king's permission
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What did the 1538 Royal Injunctions to the clergy (issued by Cromwell) entail?
That the English bible was to be in all parish churches in 2 years, people were to be actively discouraged from pilgrimages and relics were to be removed from churches
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When was John Lambert executed? What's the significance of this event?
1538. It was a clear symbol of Henry's commitment to the Catholic belief in Christ's real presence in the Eucharist
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When was the 'Great Bible' published?
1539
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When was the Act of Six Articles passed? What did it mean?
1539, marked a radical shift in doctrine, by confirming transubstantiation and private Masses and banning marriage of Priests and taking of communion of both kind
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When was the Act for the Dissolution of the Greater Monasteries passed? What did it mean?
1539, that all monasteries were to be closed and pass their land to the Crown
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When was the Act for the Advancement of True Region? What was its significance?
1543, it restricted access to the English Bible to upper-class men and women in private
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When was the King's Book published? What was its significance?
1543, it revised the Bishops' Book, defending transubstantiation and the Six Articles. It encouraged preaching and attacked the use of images. Written by Henry himself
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When was English litany introduced into churches? What was this event's significance?
1544, it replaced the Catholic use of a Latin litany, although priests didn't have to use it
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When was the Chantries Act passed? What was its purpose?
1545, it allowed for the dissolution of the chantries
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When was Anne Askew burned for denying transubstantiation? What was the significance of this event?
1546. it was evidence of Henry's commitment to parts of Catholicism
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What was the significance of Henry naming a heavily protestant Council of Regency for Edward in 1546?
It ensured a Protestant-influenced inheritance for Edward
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