Tudor Government

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Justice
respect your people
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Security
safety of the people, not to be over throne
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Prestige
Widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality
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Personal Monarchy
centred on the Court by the rituals and values conventionally deployed in the Renaissance to achieve the "imagination" of majesty
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Tudor despotism
The exercise of absolute power, especially in a cruel and oppressive way
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Great Chain of Being
the Universe had its "place" in a divinely planned hierarchical order, which was pictured as a chain vertically extended
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Sacred monarchy
Connected with God or a God or dedicated to religious purpose and so deserving veneration, religious rather than secular
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Royal court
where the King lived - Hampton Court
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Privy Chamber
the private apartment of a royal residence in England
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Faction
a small organised opinionated group with a larger one, especially in politics
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The Nobility
social class with privileges
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Parliament
House of Lords and the House of Commons - where you pass laws
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Lord Chancellor
highest political position, King's advisor
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King's council
a group of people who advise the King
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Privy council
the hub of Tudor political system - elite executive board, governed England under the Crown
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Star Chamber
was a English court of law which sat at the royal Palace of Westminister
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Statue Law
written law set down by a legislature or by a legislator
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Common Law
a system of judicial supremacy (relates to administration of Justice)
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Canon Law
a system of legislative supremacy (having the power to make laws)
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Proclamations
public or official announcement dealing with a matter of great importance
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safety of the people, not to be over throne

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Security

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Widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality

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centred on the Court by the rituals and values conventionally deployed in the Renaissance to achieve the "imagination" of majesty

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The exercise of absolute power, especially in a cruel and oppressive way

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