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New protestant sects Sect- religious group that breaks away from the established church Anabaptist sects Did not believe in baptizing infants Religious toleration Separation of church and state
The EnglishReformation King Henry VII- Catholic who converted to Protestant Wanted to divorce his wife and marry Anne Boleyn Established the Church of England (protestant) Closed Catholic convents and monasteries- took their land and wealth
Henry VIII married six times! Produced only one surviving son- Edward VI Became king when he was only 9 years old! Died in his teens Half sister Mary Tudor became queen Wanted to return England back to Catholicism Burned protestants at the stake
The Elizabethan Settlement After Mary’s death, the throne passed to Elizabeth Religious compromise Protestant nation with Catholic traditions Brought unity to England