Asked in Henry VIII
Who were the important people involed in the dissolution of the monasteries?
Asked in Henry VIII
Who was effected by the dissolution of the monasteries?
Everyone living in England and Wales at the time was affected to some extent by the dissolution of the monasteries, but the people most affected would be the monks who used to live in them. Also the sick people who used to be cared for by the monks (they ran the first hospitals). ...
Asked in History of England, Monarchy, Henry VIII
What were the effects of the dissolution of the monasteries?
many people died and priests went to live in other places in europe it also inspired the pilgrimage of grace ...
Who looked after the sick after the dissolution of the monasteries?
After the monasteries were dissolved, almshouses and hospitals had an increased importance of looking after those unable to do so themselves. The motivation was different, with people in charge of these establishments wanting to increase their renown or image rather than viewing it as a religious mission or vocation. ...
Asked in History
Was Henry's dissolution of the monasteries good?
In some ways it was good because those people who didn't know Latin could now understand the services also the poor people weren't less likely to make it heaven because the rich could buy their way to heaven. But there are other ways in which it was bad; Such as, because those who worked in monasteries had no jobs and were often forced to beg to make a living even though they were trying to cut down and stop people from...
How were monks and monasteries alike?
Monks were, and are, men who are devoted to religious life. They live in buildings called monasteries. So monks are people are monasteries are buildings, so in that way they are not alike at all. ...
Why were monasteries important to medieval Europe?
Monasteries were important because monks schooled people [in them], provided food and rest to travelers, and offered hospital care for the sick. They taught carpentry and weaving and developed better methods of farming. They also helped to preserve knowledge. Sources: Journey Across Time [textbook] ...
Asked in Henry VIII
What did Henry VIII do to close down the monasteries?
he sent 6 people to all the monasteries to 'investigate' and ask the monks some questions and to find all the bad points of the monasteries and sooner than expected all the monasteries were closed and everything was sold! :) ...
Asked in History of England, Henry VIII, England
What did the public think of Henry VIII?
In the beginning half of his reign he was very popular and the people loved him. later on, after the dissolution of the monasteries and the removal of roman catholicism and the introduction to the English church, he lost alot of popularity. By the end of his reign he was not very popular with the people at all. He also lost a lot of supporters after the split from Catherine of Aragon whom most people loved. ...
Asked in Ancient History, Henry VIII
Why did Henry close down the monasteries?
Henry sent his people to the monasteries and his people twisted the monastery's words to show faults in the monastery's Henry closed down the monasteries because he wanted to divorce his wife Catherine so he could marry Anne but the pope wouldn't let him so he closed down the monasteries in order to make his own religion the church of England in which he could divorce and remarry. ...
Asked in Cathedral and Church History
Why were people upset when the monasteries were closed?
Which monasteries are you referring to? Henry VIII threw the Catholic Church out of Britain when he was refused an annulment to the marriage of his first wife. Some devout Catholics were upset about the banishment of everything about the Catholic Church not just the monasteries. There are many monasteries functioning at this very moment around the world. Not "ALL" monasteries have been closed. Some are closed when the monks get too old and no younger monks have joined the specific order. ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality
What is the daily life like in a monastery?
Life in a monasteries was very quiet. Monks and nuns (residents of the monasteries) would wake up at 5am in the morning to say their prayers. Some monks and nuns would take care of the sick and old people, some would copy out precious or rare manuscript. They would sleep i dormitories with other monks or nuns. They should only have a mattress, blanket and pillow on their beds. They should not get married or have sexual relationships, and are supposed to only...