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Henry VIII and the English Reformation

1st Edition

By David G Newcombe


96 pages

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When Henry VIII died in 1547 he left a church in England that had broken with Rome - but was it Protestant? The English Reformation was quite different in its methods, motivations and results to that taking place on the continent.

This book:

* examines the influences of continental reform on England

* describes the divorce of Henry VIII and the break with Rome

* discusses the political and religious consequences of the break with Rome

* assesses the success of the Reformation up to 1547

* provides a clear guide to the main strands of historical thought on the topic.


'This pamphlet will be invaluable for students and general readers seeking a quick but scholarly overview of the English Reformation.' - Gordon Batho, The Historical Association

`…a valuable addition and will be welcomed by all who teach the Tudors at A level. The 82 page pamphlet examines all the key issues of Reformation in Henry's reign: the influence of continental reform in England the divorce and break with Rome, the succes of the Proestant reformer upto 1547.' - History Teaching Review

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