Exploring History
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Exploring History

Henry VIII Gets the Whole Enchilada

English Parliament Passes Act of Supremacy

The Act of Supremacy declaring King Henry VIII head of the newly minted Church of England had a lot more to do with politics than theology. The Act of Supremacy and everything that followed was the direct byproduct of Henry’s complicated personal life. Long story short, the King was peeved by the Pope’s refusal to grant him an…

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