religious change under Mary

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1. why did Parliament agree to pass the heresy laws?3

  • she agreed monastic lands wouldn't be reclaimed
  • they shared her fervent Catholic beliefs
  • she offered them monetary rewards
  • they had no choice
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2. the London Synod 1555-1556 held what purpose?

  • it did very little, despite it's lofty aims, as Pole did not attend
  • to reform the Catholic Church in England, focusing on re-education and clerical discipline
  • it further instated the religious changes Mary had made
  • to reform the Catholic Church in England, focusing on getting more foreign advice and help

3. When did Mary give up her title as supreme head of the church?

  • October 1553
  • July 1554
  • December 1553
  • January 1554

4. How much opposition did Mary face

  • little, everybody had remained Catholic in Edward's reign
  • little, apart from Wyatt's rising
  • a lot, Protestantism had been accepted across the country
  • Much, Wyatt's rising being the first

5. True or False: Pole was charged with heresy

  • true: he had argued with the pope
  • false: he was asked to return to Rome where his help was needed
  • true: he turned out to be a protestant reformer
  • false: Mary was, for not showing proper allegiance to the pope


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