Henry VIII: The Anglican Church


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Which of the following acts officially separated the Anglican Church from the Roman Catholic Church?

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1. Based on the fact that Parliament passed the Acts of Annates in 1532, what can one conclude about how the British felt about the Catholic church?

2. What is the main difference between the Anglican Church and the Roman Catholic Church?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Henry VIII is one of England's most famous monarchs, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the factors surrounding the king's decision to break his country away from its link to the Roman Catholic Church.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • When the Anglican Church separated from the Roman Catholic Church
  • The act that officially separated the two
  • Act of Annates
  • What conflict the Ecclesiastical Appointments Act resolved
  • Difference between the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches
  • Characteristics of Henry VIII

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Henry VIII and England's dispute with Rome
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the various Acts surrounding the division between England and the Catholic Church
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the Anglican and Roman Catholic church
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the important figures and events of this period

Additional Learning

To learn more about the dispute between king and pope, review the corresponding lesson on Henry VIII's Break with the Church. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the key acts issued during England's feud with the Roman Catholic Church
  • Understand the centuries of history leading up to the final break
  • Identify the positions and motivations of both the royal and papal factions