An Overview of the Reformation
The Reformation was a culmination of events and circumstances, both here and abroad, which led to a seismic shift in the religious framework of this country. So what exactly happened, and what lasting impact did the Reformation have?
The English Reformation
Despite the zeal of religious reformers in Europe, England was slow to question the established Church. However, during the reign of Henry VIII the tide turned in favour of Protestantism, and by the 1600s the new Church held sway over the old. How did all this come about?
Reformation: The People's View
The Reformation changed almost everything about community life - from the decor of parish churches, to caring for the sick, the old and the poor.
Reformation centenary broadsheet
This broadsheet depicts the early Reformation of the Christian Church as a prophetic dream of Friedrich III, often known as Frederick the Wise, the canny Elector of Saxony. From the British Museum.