The Dissolution of Whitby – part 2

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Abbot John Topcliffe was forced to resign his position, and was allowed to become one of the brothers again. In the presence of the officers we were ordered to elect as Abbot, Henry Davell. The officers also siezed the revenues of the Abbey, leaving us with little to feed ourselves, and the villages and communities we serve. We had hoped that would be an end to it, but the King wanted more.

We believe that he wants to break the authority of the church. He says he wants to root out corruption. We are told that he has been reading many of the pamphlets put out by dissenting preachers in Europe. We have heard that he has disagreed with much of what is written, after all, it is not long since he wrote ‘Assertio Septum Sacramentorum’ a defense of the seven sacraments, including marriage, and of the authority…

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