The doctrine of a sovereign’s supremacy in ecclesiastical matters.
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- Protest assumed a new form and new names: jurisdictionalism and regalism, referring to secular governments' right to redraw boundaries between Church and state to the latter's advantage.
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- Far from being armchair utopians, jurisdictionalist and regalist writers collaborated with statesmen to bring about reform.
- Many of, but not all, of the royalists (‘regalists’) found themselves without a king or a party, turned toward the League as the group with the most similar agenda - the program of concord.