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CHAPTER V
SIXTEENTH CENTURY - RENAISSANCE AND EARLY ELIZABETHANS

Not more than two years after Tyndale's Nezv Testament was printed, Henry became bent upon securing a divorce from his wife, but the pope refused. Then Henry declared that he himself was the head of the church in England. Parliament was submissive, the English clergy were submissive, and in 1534 the Church of England separated from the Church of Rome. Whoever believed that the authority of the pope was superior to that of the King was tion of declared a traitor. Prominent men were not f suffered to hold their own opinions in quiet ; and among those who were dragged forward and compelled to say under oath whether they accepted Henry as the head of their church was Sir Thomas More. He was too honourable and truthful to assent to what he did not Death of believe ; and King Henry, who had claimed to feel great admiration and affection for him, . straightway gave the order that he should be executed. Tyndale, too, Henry had pursued even after his withdrawal to the Continunt. Such was the treatment that this patron of literature bestowed upon two of the three or four best writers of English prose that lived during his reign.
Sir Thomas Wyatt, about 1503-1542, and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, about 1517-1547. At King Henry's court there were two men in whom every one who met them was interested. The elder was Sir Thomas Wyatt. He was a learned man, he spoke several languages, he was a skilful diplomatist and statesman. He was also a man of most charming manners, and was exceedingly handsome. The younger was the Earl of Surrey. These two men were warm friends, and they were both interested in

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