Dissolution of the Monastaries: 1536-1541 carried out under the direction of Henry VIII. These are the ruins of Furness Abbey, dissolved in 1539. Anne was a prime force in influencing the King to dissolve the monastaries in order to destroy papal authority in England. The Dissolution of the Monastaries caused upheaval in England, because the religious tenants were forced onto the streets and into poverty, causing severe economic difficulties for the country.

Dissolution of the Monastaries: 1536-1541 carried out under the direction of Henry VIII. These are the ruins of Furness Abbey, dissolved in 1539. Anne was a prime force in influencing the King to dissolve the monastaries in order to destroy papal authority in England. The Dissolution of the Monastaries caused upheaval in England, because the religious tenants were forced onto the streets and into poverty, causing severe economic difficulties for the country.

Richard Rich, Chancellor to the court of Henry VIII, who tortured hundreds of people during Henry's reign to get them to confess to treason- including Mark Smeaton, one of Anne's supposed lovers. Known to be cold, ruthless, cruel, and almost a sociopath in today's terms, he also assisted in torture during the reign of Elizabeth I.

Richard Rich, Chancellor to the court of Henry VIII, who tortured hundreds of people during Henry's reign to get them to confess to treason- including Mark Smeaton, one of Anne's supposed lovers. Known to be cold, ruthless, cruel, and almost a sociopath in today's terms, he also assisted in torture during the reign of Elizabeth I.

King Henry VIII changed the face of England when he ordered the Dissolution of the monasteries.

King Henry VIII changed the face of England when he ordered the Dissolution of the monasteries.

The magnificent Bath Abbey in the ancient Roman city of Bath - The Dissolution of the Monasteries

The magnificent Bath Abbey in the ancient Roman city of Bath - The Dissolution of the Monasteries

Tewkesbury Abbey in Gloucestershire - now restored - The Dissolution of the Monasteries

Tewkesbury Abbey in Gloucestershire - now restored - The Dissolution of the Monasteries

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See of Rome Act, 1536. Passed by Parliament, it extinguished the authority of the bishop of Rome.  Consisting mostly of a violent attack on the authority of the Pope & his followers, it declared those who committed certain offences would be liable for prosecution under the Statute of Praemunire. It also required all religious & secular officers, those taking Holy Orders, & those starting a degree at university to take an oath renouncing the jurisdiction of Rome & acknowledging Royal…

See of Rome Act, 1536. Passed by Parliament, it extinguished the authority of the bishop of Rome. Consisting mostly of a violent attack on the authority of the Pope & his followers, it declared those who committed certain offences would be liable for prosecution under the Statute of Praemunire. It also required all religious & secular officers, those taking Holy Orders, & those starting a degree at university to take an oath renouncing the jurisdiction of Rome & acknowledging Royal…

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