Act of Supremacy
An English statute establishing the supremacy of the king over the church.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Act of Supremacy — Die Suprematsakte (engl. Act of Supremacy) ist ein am 3. November 1534 vom englischen Parlament erlassenes Gesetz, das König Heinrich VIII. zum Oberhaupt der Kirche in England machte. Damit wurde die anglikanische Staatskirche geschaffen, die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Act of Supremacy — (in Britain) an Act of Parliament in 1534 that made King Henry VIII the head of the Church of England. This left the Pope with no power in England. * * * …   Universalium

  • act of supremacy — English act of Parliament (1534) under Henry VIII of England that declared and recognize him the only supreme head of the Church in England …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Act of Supremacy 1558 — The Act of Supremacy 1558 (1 Eliz, c. 1) was an Act of the Parliament of England, passed under the auspices of Queen Elizabeth I of England. It replaced the original Act of Supremacy 1534 issued by Elizabeth s father, Henry VIII, which arrogated… …   Wikipedia

  • Act of Supremacy 1559 — The Act of Supremacy 1559 (1 Eliz, c. 1) was an Act of the Parliament of England, passed under the auspices of Queen Elizabeth I of England. It replaced the original Act of Supremacy 1534 issued by Elizabeth s father, Henry VIII, which arrogated… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) Act of Supremacy — the Act of Supremacy [the Act of Supremacy] (in Britain) an ↑Act of Parliament in 1534 that made King ↑Henry VIII the head of the ↑Church of England. This left the Pope with no power in England …   Useful english dictionary

  • Supremacy, Act of — (1534) English act of Parliament that recognized Henry VIII as the Supreme Head of the Church of England. The act also required an oath of loyalty from English subjects that recognized his marriage to Anne Boleyn. It was repealed in 1555 under… …   Universalium

  • Act of Uniformity — Over the course of English parliamentary history there were a number of acts of uniformity. All had the basic object of establishing some sort of religious orthodoxy within the English church.*The Act of Uniformity 1549 (2 3 Edward VI, c 1) which …   Wikipedia

  • Act of Uniformity 1559 — The Act of Uniformity in 1559 set the order of prayer to be used in the English Book of Common Prayer. Every man had to go to church once a week or be fined 12 pence (equivalent to just over £11 in 2007 [… …   Wikipedia

  • Act of Elizabeth — See act of supremacy …   Black's law dictionary

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