Henry VIII assumes the title 'Supreme Head of the Church' (23 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Henry VIII takes on the title 'Supreme Head of the Church', and obliges all English clergy to abjure the authority of the Pope.

Citation:
Editors. "Henry VIII assumes the title 'Supreme Head of the Church'". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14536, accessed 04 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion