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1

Where did Wolsey find a school?

Ipswich

2

Why did Renaissance ideas affect English culture after the accession of Henry VIII? [3]

Knowledge of classical learning increased
More schools became influenced by humanist ideas of teaching
Henry himself promoted these new ideas

3

Who did Henry choose to produce tombs for his parents and grandparents?

Pietro Torrigano

4

Who was more conservative in their architectural taste, Wolsey or Cromwell?

Henry

5

Who assisted Henry in reforming the Church between 1532 and 1540

Thomas Cromwell and Thomas Cranmer

6

What were the 3 main weaknesses of the Church?

Corruption
Anticlericalism
Decline in Monasticism

7

Describe the case of Richard Hunne

Found dead in the Bishop of London's cell in 1514. Court found that the staged self hanging was a cover up for his murder.

8

Who instigated a movement towards Protestantism in 1517

Martin Luther

9

When did Cromwell first start dissolving monasteries?

1536, where an act of Parliament allowed him to dissolve any small monasteries, with income of less than £200 pa

10

By what month and year had all monasteries in England being dissolved?

March 1540

11

Why did the Act of Advancement of True Religion limit the reading of the bible to upper class males

To prevent the wrong sorts of people reading the wrong parts of the bible. Passed in 1543