What was the dissolution of the monasteries?

In this lesson, we will learn about why Henry VIII decided to close the monasteries and how he benefited from this.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who was head of the Catholic Church?

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Q2.Who was head of the Protestant Church of England?

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Q3.How many of the Seven Sacraments were not included in the Ten Articles?

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Q4.What is the name of the document that acknowledged that all Seven Sacraments were in fact valid?

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Q5.After 1536 what language was the Bible in?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Who was head of the Catholic Church?

1/5

Q2.Who was head of the Protestant Church of England?

2/5

Q3.How many of the Seven Sacraments were not included in the Ten Articles?

3/5

Q4.What is the name of the document that acknowledged that all Seven Sacraments were in fact valid?

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Q5.After 1536 what language was the Bible in?

5/5

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HISy8u4L5 QZ2 - What was the dissolution of the monasteries?

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Q1.Who persuaded Henry to close the monasteries?

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Q2.Which of the following was not a rule that monks had to follow?

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Q3.How would Henry benefit from closing the monasteries?

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Q4.How much was Henry's income by 1547?

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Q5.How many monasteries were left by 1540?

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HISy8u4L5 QZ2 - What was the dissolution of the monasteries?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Who persuaded Henry to close the monasteries?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following was not a rule that monks had to follow?

2/5

Q3.How would Henry benefit from closing the monasteries?

3/5

Q4.How much was Henry's income by 1547?

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Q5.How many monasteries were left by 1540?

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Lesson summary: What was the dissolution of the monasteries?

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