The Reformation was aimed at strengthening the royal power and cheaper church. In the XVI century under the influence of Protestant ideas that infiltrated from mainland Europe and in England, the Church of Rome discontent assumed such vast proportions that lacked only a pretext to break with Rome. And he introduced himself. Separated from the Catholic, Anglican declared "papists" traitors to their Church and its head - the king that deserves the death kazni.Pervonachalno Anglican doctrine was akin Lutheran. However, given the conservatism of his people, Henry preferred to give the Church a kind of "national-Catholic" character.
Results: Books English kings relied on feudal landowners managed to make the Church of England independent of Rome, so there was a Protestant. by violence and compromise the church was subject to royal authority.