The Dissolution of the Monastries

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What is the "regular clergy"
regular members of church e.g. Monks & Nuns
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What are the vows of the "Regular clergy"
poverty, chastity and obedience
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What are the 2 types of Monks
Ordained Monks and Unordained Monks
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Monks and Nuns are "claistered", What does this mean?
isolated from the world as a member of the religious order
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Define = monastery
a term to describe religious houses
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What is monastery also known as?
Abbey
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How many monasteries were there in 16th C. England?
850 institutions
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What was the monastery significant for other than it being a place of religion?
architecture, learning, production of illuminated manuscripts, place of books/library
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What is the person in charge of a monastery called?
Abbot
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What should the Abbot be cable of?
financial ability, socialize with the nobility and gentry
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What are the 4 monastic groups called?
Benedictines, Carthusians, Augustiniuns, Cistercaines
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What are the 4 vows of the Benedictines
Poverty, chastity, obedience and manual labour
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How are the Cistercaines different to Benedictines and where do they live?
Not as scholary to Benedictines and they live in isolated rural areas
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How did the Carthusians live their lifes?
in isolation and in silence
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What are the Augustiniuns also known as?
Black canons
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What did the Cluniacs try to do to the Benedictines?
They tried to return the Benedictines rule to the original simplicity
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What are the white friars called?
Carmelites
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What are the black friars called?
Dominicans
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What are the grey friars called?
Franciscans
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What did Cardnial Wolsey do to the monasteries in 1520?
He closed down 29 Monasteries to build a grammar school in Oxford
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What Act occured in 1534
Act of Supremacy
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What 2 lists were made in 1535
the Valor Ecclesiasticus and Comperta
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What Act occured in 1536
The First Act of Dissolution
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The 2 lists which were made led to this event in 1536-1537. What was is?
The Pilgrimage of Grace
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What Act Occured in 1537
The Second Act of Dissolution
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