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dissolution of the monasteries

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft

in A Dictionary of British History

Third edition

ISBN: 9780191758027
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191758027
dissolution of the monasteries

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of England and Wales occurred between 1536 and 1540. Profoundly controversial to contemporaries, this was an unparalleled secular spoliation

Reference Entry.  152 words. 

Subjects: British History

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