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CONSTITUTIONALISM 15:06 Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn Wanted to divorce his wife, she had not given him any sons Divorce  If he created his own church, he would be in charge not the pope Church of England Archbishop of Canterbury Not about theology Act of Supremacy, 1534 o Makes Henry the supreme leader of English church Different from France how? o Protestant before it became popular o Happy compromise Worked with Paliament, which was unlike France whos king avoided  it Charles I (1625-49) Absolutist desire Conflict with Parliament o Taxes o Puritans:  o 1640 King forced to call Parliament Cavaliers
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o Followers to the King Roundheads o Led by Oliver Cromwell o Hardly united Presbyterians: most conservative, believed King should work with  Parliament  Moderates (independents): far more radical, Parliament should  represent the people, power sharing.  Radical secs 1689 Execution of Charles I  Discussion As described in the book, a mans natural state is one that is free and  independent, subject to no one. In mans natural state, no one has the authority to  tell him differently without his own consent.       The only reason a man would give up his natural state and liberties is to join 
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