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Henry VIII's Church of England
Henry created the Church of England so that he could divorce Katherine of Aragon.
later the church of England came in useful when he divorced Anne of Cleves
By creating the Church of England Henry VIII would earn huge amounts of money from people going to church!
Henry hated giving money to the pope and decided if he made his own church he would no longer have to give the pope his money.
Henry remained a Catholic to the end of his life - meaning that the church of England was only an extra catholic church!
Also, instead of being a part of the catholic church the only
other option was to be a part of the protestant church and as Henry was a catholic he did not want to be part of the enemy - (which is obvious... isn't it?)
during Henry's reign the protestant church begins
Henry declared the protector of faith by the pope this was given to Henry for his book of faith which was dedicated to the pope.
In 1534 Henry said that he was the Head of the Church in England instead of the pope, this was the beginning of the Church of England. In 1536 Henry used his new power to begin to close down the monasteries and take their land and money. Many people were unhappy, and in 1536 there was a rebellion called the Pilgrimage of Grace. Henry ended it brutally.
Henry begins the act of supremacy making him the supreme ruler of the church of England
executes Thomas Moore because he refuses to let Henry be the head of the church.
takes wealth and power away from England's monasteries and an attempted catholic uprising fails
England was isolated when it broke from the catholic church so Henry's advisors thought it would be a good idea for Henry to marry a German princess to make allegiance with another protestant country
The destruction of the monasteries caused suffering for ordinary people as these had been places for the poor to seek relief. In the long term it led to the Poor Laws which, 400 years later, led unintentionally to the welfare state - (the modern system that helps citizens financially.)
church of England established