Henry and The Great Matter
History: Tudors. 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)? An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie. The JSTOR site requires that your browser allows JSTOR ( to set and modify cookies.