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in all,

563 houses had been dissolved

2

monks and nuns

6,500 monks pensioned off but 1,500 left in hardship

2,000 nuns were neither allowed to marry nor become priests

3

monasteries were

plundered and valuables were confiscated and melted down

4

the impressive buildings

that had been a feature of the medieval landscape soon fell into disrepair and became crumbling ruins, whilst others were sold as homes for the nobility

5

money

Henry received around 10% of the wealth of the entire kingdom

crown income doubled to £250,000 per annum

6

the poor

could no longer be helped by the monasteries and locals lost the services that monasteries provided

7

it allowed Henry to

advance his ambitious fp

8

some money was invested

Cathedral Grammar schools - Bristol

Christ Church, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge were established

9

ruling class changed

the lesser gentry became more visible after buying these buildings

10

protestants were delighted

the closure of these buildings had dealt a great blow to the possibility of a return to Roman Catholicism in England