To What Extent Did Queen Elizabeth I Restore The Church Of Westminster Abbey

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Beginning of reign On 15 January 1559 Elizabeth was crowned in Westminster Abbey. One of the first things she did was restore the Church of England, she did this with restoring the Act of Supremacy. This Act made Queen Elizabeth I "Head of the Church of England". Her father first passed the Act of Supremacy in 1534. Her sister repealed the Act because she was a Catholic and wanted the pope to be in charge of the church and otherwise it would be treason against the church. All public officials were to swear an oath of loyalty to the monarch. The new Act of Supremacy became law on 8 May 1559.
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