1570 – The Excommunication of Elizabeth I

| February 25, 2016

1570 – The Excommunication of Elizabeth I

On 25th February 1570, Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was excommunicated by Pope Pius V. Here is the text of the Regnans in Excelsis, the papal bull, which was then published and copied in the months following: “The Damnation and Excommunication of Elizabeth Queen of England and her Adherents, with an […]