3 November – Henry VIII’s supremacy of the English church and the death of Sir John Perrot

| November 3, 2021

3 November – Henry VIII’s supremacy of the English church and the death of Sir John Perrot

On this day in Tudor history, 3rd November 1534, Parliament passed the First Act of Supremacy, establishing King Henry VIII’s supremacy of the English church and rejecting the authority of the pope. In this talk, I share what the act said and I explain that it didn’t actually make him head of the church, just […]