Please follow the "Timeline" topic in "Announcement". Especially the historical characters! - Anne Boleyn
March 1532 - Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex acting on behalf of the king, moves to limit the authority of the Church (and Sir Thomas More) to punish heretics.
Early May 1532 - Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex prepares a bill to transfer powers of the Church to Parliament. Cromwell also asks that the bishops be denied their longstanding authority to arrest heretics--an action that Sir Thomas More cannot stomach.
May 15, 1532 - In accord with king's demands, the clergy submits, thus accepting that all ecclesiastical law required royal consent. The submission effectively makes King Henry VIII the head of the Church of England.
May 16, 1532 - Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor.
May 30, 1532 - Thomas Harding burnt at the stake for heresy in Chesham.
September 1, 1532 - Anne Boleyn created Marchioness of Pembroke.
September, 1532 - Major riots in Zurich and Wittenburg begin the iconoclasm in Reformation Germany.
November 15, 1532 - Pope Clement VII threatens King Henry VIII with excommunication if he does not leave Anne and return to his lawful wife Katherine.