Henry VIII: The English Reformation

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The English Reformation began in the rule of Henry VIII. The English Reformation commenced in 1533 when Henry VIII separated with the pope and the Roman Catholic Church, who didn’t condone his divorce with Catherine of Aragon (who was his brothers widow) and to re-marry. It was a series of actions in the 16th century which lead to the part of the Church of England and the Pope. First events that happened in the English reformation were Henry VIII’s divorces. After the pope didn’t allow Henry to divorce he relied on parliament to give an annulment which is a divorce that is approved by the church. They agreed and arrangement serious of acts that restricted the papal power and influence in England. After that Henry did get divorced legally might