Henry VIII assumes the title 'Supreme Head of the Church'

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Historical Context Note

Henry VIII takes on the title 'Supreme Head of the Church', and obliges all English clergy to abjure the authority of the Pope.
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Editors. "Henry VIII assumes the title 'Supreme Head of the Church'". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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