2006 Conference - The English ReformationDeep in History

Henry VIII – Marcus Grodi

January 18, 2017 No Comments

In this 2006 lecture from the Deep in History conference, Marcus Grodi gives background on the lineage of Henry VIII, what Catholicism looked like in England leading up to his reign, and the events and personalities that led up to the split of the Church of England from the Catholic Church.

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Study Guide:

-Who was the main culprit in the English Reformation, according to Marcus? Do you agree?

-Do you think Henry VII had an effect on his son, and thus, the English Reformation?

-How did Cardinal Wolsey set the mold for Henry VIII?

-How did Cranmer view his oaths to the Holy See?

-According to Joanna Bogle, what was one of the ramifications of the closing of the monasteries?

-Dr. Paul Thigpen shares Henry VIII’s last words. Did they impact you? If so, why?