parliament: sig change in h8's reign, known as the king in parliament' suggesting that they were the same body, (p was a legislative body). by the 1530s p was being used relentlessly to pass leg for the break form rome. act of supremacy 1534 whereby all bishops had to swear an oath declaring H8 as supreme of the church, act of annates etc. parl played an imortant role in chasnging the laws of the ocuntry, more than any governmental body in this period. Although the role was changed it was not transformed, parl's central role was relatively short term, after the break from rome parl sessions declined in frequency and they sat for less time. The role was not transformed, still not democratic, had to srve interests of monarch. ultimately monarchs prerogative to chose what leg got passed.