Act of Supremacy 1534

Act of Supremacy 1534
  • Title: Act of Supremacy, Public Act, 26 Henry VIII, c. 1

  • Date : 1534

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HL/PO/PU/1/1534/26H8n1

  • Description :
    In 1534 Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy which defined the right of Henry VIII to be supreme head on earth of the Church of England, thereby  severing ecclesiastical links with Rome. 

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