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dissolution of the monasteries

Saltos de línea: dis|sol¦ution of the mon¦as|ter¦ies

Definición de dissolution of the monasteries en inglés:

The abolition of monasteries in England and Wales by Henry VIII under two Acts (1536, 1539), in order to replenish his treasury by vesting monastic assets in the Crown and to establish royal supremacy in ecclesiastical affairs.

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