Definition of Henrician in English:

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Pronunciation: /hɛnˈrɪʃɪən/


Relating to the reign and policies of Henry VIII of England.
Example sentences
  • For all his ruthlessness, Cromwell gave away a hostage to fortune by his efforts to propel Henrician religious policy in a moderately Protestant direction.
  • Little excavation has yet taken place on such sites, but at Camber Castle, one of the Henrician forts, it showed a rapid succession of plan changes, as engineers struggled to find a solution to the menace of artillery.
  • For the post-Reformation English Catholic community owed everything to Henrician and Marian survivalism, and relatively little to the missions of seminary priests and Jesuits after 1570.
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