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    depictions of Elizabeth as a celestial being arose conjuring images such as the “virtuous Queen, chaste goddess, mighty imperial monarch, and the all-powerful being at one with the cosmos” (p. 18). Hibbert (1992) remarks that although her image was deific, there remained a human quality, a link forever with her beloved people. Greene (2000) asserts that Elizabeth managed to make herself an object of divine worship, while simultaneously protecting her power and maintaining her independence as a woman and ruler. Sacred monarch Two of Elizabeth’s first laws after her coronation involved the church. “Like father like daughter,” Elizabeth proposed the Act of Supremacy,…

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    have been that strong if it was not for the Church. The Church was a very dominant force in the middle ages and over the years it developed an even stronger system of governance, regulation, and economy. Yet historians disagree over who should have had the actual power of the church of England the pope or the king. The power struggle between the king and the church of England was one of the biggest conflict. An example is John R. H. Moorman author of A History of The Church in England Who uses…

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    Queen Elizabeth The 1st of England, was a very powerful and effective leader because of her allowance of religious freedom, her secure form of government, and strong leadership despite her protesters. When queen Elizabeth came into power in England it was her responsibility stabilize the shaky government put in place by her late sister Mary. Mary ruled england loosely and without power, this led to the citizens of England gain more power than they need. Because of the lack of power that was…

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    Canterbury Cathedral’s History Canterbury Cathedral, or in its formal title Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Christ at Canterbury, is the cathedral of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Archbishop of Canterbury is the main leader of the Church of England and the symbolic head of the world wide Anglican Communion. ‘Canterbury’ is the name of the location where the church is established, while the word ‘cathedral’ comes from the Latin word ‘cathedra’ which means chair. In England Canterbury…

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    before the country was even born people used the land in North America to escape strict religious laws and regulations in England. Religion had much to do with the shaping of the United States, and not always in the best way. Puritans were a religious group that sought to purify the Church of England (Foner Give me liberty!: an American history A-94). The Puritans themselves did not agree on everything, but what they did all concede that the Church of England, despite supposedly being its own…

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    Compare and contrast England’s settlement history in the Americas to Spain’s. Consider the treatment of Indians, the role of the Church, the significance of women, and economic development. The role of the Church had to do with both England and Spain’s settlement history, with the Spanish trying to win souls for the pope in Rome and defend Catholicism, whereas the English believed that they had to free the native peoples from the tyranny of Spain and Rome. Foner writes, “England expressed its…

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    Protestant Reformation was a religious movement that began as an effort to reform the Catholic Church. This happened in 1517 and the idea was spread across Europe by the printing press. The ideas of the Protestant Reformation spread through German towns in the 1520s and then other parts of Europe. The reformers were known as Protestants because they protested the Catholic Church’s practices. Many Protestants believed that the religion should be simple, according to the Bible. They thought that…

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    relationship between King Henry VIII of England and his daughter, future Mary I of England clearly displayed the opposite. Mary was a political hostage to her father for the thirty-one out of forty-two years that she lived. The hostility between Henry and Mary did not just interfere with their personal relationship, but ended up drastically effecting Mary’s reign. Many believe Henry VIII was a terrible king, but when compared to Mary, his handling of international policies, uprisings, and…

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    Throughout medieval times and throughout all of history, there have been many people who have caused much controversy regarding whether or not they are good or bad. William Ⅰ, or more commonly known as William the Conqueror, is one of these people. William did many things throughout his reign that may give people the difficult decision of whether or not to call him a hero or villain. Regardless, he did many things that shaped England as a whole and that are still able to be seen today. Although…

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    King James Bible No space here James VI and I was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567, and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603. King James is known for his version of the bible, he started on it in 1604 and completed it in 1611. The King James Bible or the authorized version, is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England. James is also known for his book on demonology which he wrote…

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