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The Royal Supremacy and the Break with Rome

On this day in history, 15th January 1535, in his privy chamber, in the presence of men including Thomas Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, the Duke of Norfolk, and Thomas Audley, Henry VIII proclaimed that he was now the supreme head of the Church in England.

But why had he taken this title and what events had led to this proclamation?

Claire explains in this Friday video...

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  1. R

    May I ask what happened to the videos after 13th January?
    I hope you are feeling well and nothing is wrong.
    Take care.


    1. C - Post Author

      Which videos? This is the latest Friday video? Do you mean the “on this day” videos? They’ve changed to “this week in history” videos, which I split into two for ease.

    2. C - Post Author

      Ah, ok, sorry, I just found the post with the video was drafted and not published! Sorry about that!

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The Royal Supremacy and the Break with Rome