Definition of Supremacy, Act of in English:

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Supremacy, Act of

(In English history) either of two Acts of Parliament of 1534 and 1559 (particularly the former), which established Henry VIII and Elizabeth I as supreme heads of the Church of England and excluded the authority of the Pope.
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