Presentation on theme: "Did England become Protestant in the 16 th century? L/O – To write an essay analysing whether England was Protestant by the end of the 16 th century Edward."— Presentation transcript:
Did England become Protestant in the 16 th century? L/O – To write an essay analysing whether England was Protestant by the end of the 16 th century Edward VI Henry VIII Elizabeth I Mary I
Henry VIII Henry wanted a divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In 1534 he passed the ‘Act of Supremacy’. The English Church Before the Act of Supremacy, 1534 After the Act of Supremacy, 1534 Henry was now in charge of the English church, not the Pope. He then gave himself a divorce and married Anne Boleyn.
Henry VIII In 1536, Henry needed money from the Church which he was now head of. He started to close down the monasteries of England. This was known as the ‘Dissolution of the Monasteries’. But in 1539 he banned translation of the Bible into English.
Introduction – What religion did England have in 1500? What did this mean to people? Role of Religion in daily life, how important? What was the religion? Why did people begin to ‘protest’ against the Catholic Church? How did Henry VIII’s actions change religion in England? How did England become more Protestant under Edward VI? How successful was Mary I in turning England back to Catholicism? What did Elizabeth I do to try to reach a settlement in religion? Conclusion – Was England more Protestant or more Catholic by the end of Elizabeth’s reign? DID ENGLAND BECOME PROTESTANT IN THE 16 th CENTURY?