Beginning in the 1960s and 1970s, revisionist historians began to look at the English Reformation differently than had their predecessors. Revisionists argued that the Reformation was forced upon the reluctant Catholic masses.
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Undeniably handsome, charming and sporty, Prince William could have chosen almost any girl in the world. But the eligible prince's true love was a woman he could never marry. Find out more.
Richard fitzGilbert de Clare - heard of him? He was nicknamed 'Strongbow' in deference to his being lord of Striguil (Chepstow) in the Welsh Marches, where the Welshmen were famed for their longbows.
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This is a long article but it will give you a good understanding of the rulers of England and now the United Kingdom from 1066 to the present date.
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Later Whig historians who studied the English Reformation saw the movement as coming from the people. Some, however, like Geoffrey Elton saw it as being forced from above. Elton argued that Thomas Cromwell was more influential than even Henry VIII in bringing about the break with Rome.
I cannot believe that I am going to the service of reinterment. To the reburial of King Richard III in Leicester Cathedral. To King Richard III's reinterment.