Pope Paul III excommunicates and deposes Henry VIII

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Pope Paul III issues a further bull excommunicating and deposing Henry VIII, after he broke from the 'universal' Church of Rome by declaring his refusal to recognise the authority of the papacy in the Church of England.
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Editors. "Pope Paul III excommunicates and deposes Henry VIII". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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