The Birth of Parliament: Monarchs vs. the Aristocracy


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Identify which of the following profiles MOST significantly lost power through the 1534 English Act of Supremacy:

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1. How did the Babylonian Captivity of the Papacy impact the impression of papal rule?

2. Which of the following is NOT a way monarchs attempted to fight nobles and the church?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The monarchy played a significant role in the Renaissance era, and this quiz can help test your understanding of changes that occurred during this period. Some of the elements covered in the quiz include the effects of monarch rulership and events that took place involving the papacy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz and worksheet, you'll be able to test your knowledge of:

  • Monarch responsible for the 1534 Act of Supremacy
  • Statement made by Machiavelli in The Prince
  • Result of the new monarchy coming into power during the Renaissance
  • Country of origin for the Principle of Common Consent
  • Event that occurred during the Babylonian Captivity of the Papacy

Skills Practiced

By completing this quiz, you'll be able to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson dealing with Monarchy in the Renaissance
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding the rise of the monarchy
  • Knowledge application - used your knowledge to answer questions about countries that played a role in the monarchy

Additional Learning

Get more details about the role of the monarchy during the Renaissance by reviewing the corresponding lesson titled The Birth of Parliament: Monarchs vs. the Aristocracy. The lesson discusses the following topics:

  • Impact the Renaissance had on culture and people's perspectives
  • Definition and impact of feudalism
  • The monarchs' challenge of church authority
  • How the monarchs used the middle class to weaken the power of the church
  • The rise of the new working class
  • The king who was one of the first to tax his subjects
  • How parliaments came about