Henry and The Great Matter
The Tudors - Henry VIII's Reformation 1. The debate Was the Henrician Reformation popular or unpopular? Was Protestantism forced unwillingly on a devout Catholic people (Scarisbrick, Duffy), or was it welcomed with open arms by an anticlerical laity (Dickens, cf Kümin)? Is the whole notion of an “English Reformation” a conceptual sham (Haigh)?