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    The English Reformation involved the break of the English church from the Roman Catholic Church. This creation of Protestantism changed not only the dynamics of the church but also of the society of England. It took off in England for multiple reasons, but a commonly known reason has to do with Henry the VIII and his desire for a divorce. This has been an overpopularized reason as there were many more factors that played into the English Reformation. As it went though, Henry VIII was in the process of trying to get a male heir to the throne. The pope of the time, Pope Clement VII, would not allow Henry to divorce his current wife. Henry was frustrated that the Pope had this power over him, so he set off to weaken the church and dissolve…

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    There is 3 different types of reformations that happened. There is the Protestant, Counter, and English Reformations. We are going to find out the differences and what happened in each one of these reformations. Martin Luther King started the protestant reformation. The protestant reformation is where Luther got really mad at the church and put the ninety-five thesis on the church door. The reason why he nailed the ninety-five thesis to the church door was because he got mad at the church and…

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    The Protestant and English reformation were both reforms that took place in the 16th century against the Roman Catholic Church. Comparatively these reformations are alike and different in some sense. For example, both of these reforms were led by two leaders and went against the church’s beliefs for different purposes. King Henry VIII went against the church for personal reasons, whilst Martin Luther did so because the church could not offer him salvation amongst other reasons. Martin…

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    The Historiographical Review: The Recent Historiography of the English Reformation analyses the four different views on how the Reformation came to be. The first two being fast paced but one being organized by above powers, the second being led by the people. The last two were slow paced with the third having influence from above and the last piloted by the people. These four views are supported by prominent historians who believe one of the four is how the Reformation took place. The first of…

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    The English Reformation would not have been the same without William Tyndale, a Protestant who changed the course of the Bible’s English translation. Tyndale’s core beliefs were founded on the idea that the Bible was the highest authority and it was a basic right for everyone to read the Bible in their own language. An idea that came to him as he read the New Testament in Greek as a priest in the Catholic Church. Following his intuition and education from Oxford, he translated the New Testament…

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    In his book, J. Patrick Coby describes how Thomas Cromwell and his politics were influenced by Marsilius of Padua and Niccolò Machiavelli. Thomas Cromwell: Machiavellian Statecraft and the English Reformation appears to be written as a work of popular history it reads, however much like a scholarly work of history. The book uses a section outline in which it describes situations based on the subject and it has no exact timeline. The book also lacks footnotes instead of focusing on a large list…

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    the Old world and found religious redemption in the New World. They faced numerous challenges even death in order gain religious freedom. The point of the reformation was to make Christianity right, to bring it back to its pure origins. Their name is derived from them wanting to purify the church. The Puritans have been persecuted for accusing their King of failing to cleanse the Church of Catholic rituals, and were hounded as radicals for their forbear of the Protestant reform. The origins of…

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    The Crucible is set in Salem, Massachusetts in 1693. Salem is a Puritan community meaning they were members of a group of English Protesters who regarded the Reformation of the Church of England. They sought to reduce and conduct forms of worship. It was a very restrictive society although Puritans fled England to escape religious persecution. They came to America to establish a society founded around religious intolerance. Children and adults were expected to act and behave under the same set…

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    institutions; But these were not strong enough to withstand Mary Tudor, so the work had to be started again. It was restarted, in the old style, appealing to tradition and precedents. And when it seemed that such criteria were not entirely convincing, the task was tackled by new, general and revolutionary principles. The combination, or alternation, between these two methods of political action is the characteristic note of the times before ours. When King James of Scotland became king of…

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    would be beneficial. In 1533, an Act referred to as the Act in Restraint of Appeals was passed through parliament. This ensured that Rome no longer had the ability to weigh in on matters pertaining to matrimonial or testamentary cases. The Act was especially significant when talking about the main problem, which was Henry’s need for the divorce and annulment from Catherine. The Reformation in England was built on this Act, and would continue with relative ease after the passing of this piece…

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