Editors. "Henry VIII becomes Head of the Church in England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Henry VIII becomes Head of the Church in England (48 words)
Historical Context Note
Parliament recognises Henry VIII as Supreme Head of the Church in England. Archbishop Warham leads the English clergy in a plea to be pardoned for the offence of praemunire, namely placing the Pope's authority above that of the King. They are forced to pay Henry a fine totalling £118,840.14466 Henry VIII becomes Head of the Church in England 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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