The Church and Henry VIII

What is an annulment?
The end of an illegal marriage.
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Give three reasons why Henry wanted to annul his marriage to Catherine of Aragon?
Desire for power, decreasing political value of current marriage, need to increase own revenue
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What Bible passage did Henry use to justify the annulment?
Leviticus
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How did Catherine of Aragon respond?
Opposition - wanted to protect daughter + believed that Henry's mind was being poisoned by advisers incl. Wolsey
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Give three reasons why Henry failed to secure an annulment.
Lack of diplomacy in asking the Pope, the Pope's own lack of freedom, Eng.'s unestablished links w/ Cardinals
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When was the Sack of Rome?
1527
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Why was the sack of Rome important for the annulment?
The Pope was effectively Charles V's prisoner and so couldn't make a decision
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When did the legatine court presiding over the annulment open?
18th June 1528
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When did Wolsey begin drawing up plans for the dissolution of the monasteries with more than six inmates?
1528
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Name two historians that argued people were content with Catholicism in Tudor England?
Haigh and Duffy
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When did Henry's marriage concerns begin to be actively discussed?
1527
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When did Pope Clement agree to send Cardinal Campeggio to England to hear the divorce case?
1528
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When was Wolsey stripped of his offices?
1529
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When did Wosley die?
1530
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When was More's Utopia published?
1516
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Parliament encouraged to voice anti-clerical feelings; Cromwell collected evidence of abuses
1530
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Oxbridge scholars sent to European universities to find support for divorce
1530
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When were the upper clergy charged with praemnunire?
1530
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Cromwell introduces Supplication Against the Ordinaries
1531
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When was the Act Against Annates passed?
1532
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When was the Act for the Submission of the Clergy passed?
1532
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Act in Restraint of Appeals
1533
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When was the Act of Supremacy and the Treasons Act passed?
1534
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Why can it be argued that the Act of Supremacy had a lesser impact on Tudor England?
Medieval Popes had little involvement in day-to-day religious affairs
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Valor Ecclesiasticus produced
1535
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Act for Dissolution of Smaller Monasteries passed
1536
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Ten Articles passed; three sacraments, ambig. Eucharist
1536
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Pilgramage of Grace
1536
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How many men were part of the Pilgramage of Grace?
40,000
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Act for Dissolution of Larger Monasteries passed
1539
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Six Articles Act reasserted Catholic doctrine
1539
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Give two other effects of the dissolution of the monasteries.
Less education, money gained for crown (10% national income)
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