Engineered by Henry VIII’s advisor Thomas Cromwell, the Act
removed English religious rule from the authority of Rome,
ultimately restricting appeals to Rome on legal matters, endowing
Thomas Cranmer with the right to grant Henry a divorce from
Catherine of Aragon and enabling him to marry Anne Boleyn.
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Editors. "Act in Restraint of Appeals". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 17 June 2005
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1564, accessed 22 June 2018.]
- Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion