The King & Anne are Married
No one knows the exact date or where it happened, but by the end of the month, Cranmer estimates around 25 January, Henry had married Anne. According to Hall it was before 14 November 1532 and celebrated on St Erkenwald's Day.
Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor
26 January 1533
Pro-reformist Thomas Audley was appointed Lord Chancellor.
Fourth Session of Reformation Parliament
4 February 1533
In this session until 7 April, the king's Great Matter is settled.
Act in Restraint of Appeals Passed by Parliament
The work carried out in compiling the Collectanea satis copiosa is reflected in the preamble of the Act in Restraint of Appeals:
Where by divers sundry old authentic histories and chronicles it is manifestly declared and expressed that this realm of England is an empire, and so hath been accepted in the world, governed by one supreme head and king having the dignity and royal estate of the imperial crown of the same, unto whom a body politic, compact of all sorts and degrees of people divided in terms and by names of spiritualty and temporality, be bounded and owe to bear next to God a natural and humble obedience; he being also institute and furnished by the goodness and sufferance of Almighty God with plenary, whole and entire power, pre-eminence, authority, prerogative and jurisdiction to render and yield justice and final determination to all manner of folk resiants or subjects within this realm, in all causes, matters, debates and contentions happening to occur, insure or begin within the limits thereof, without restraint or provocation to any foreign princes or potentates of the world.
30 March 1533
Passion Sunday 1533. Thomas Cranmer, Archdeacon of Taunton, consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury in St Stephen's College, Westminster Palace.
Convocation Agreed Marriage was Invalid
5 April 1533
Convocation agreed Henry's marriage to Catherine was invalid.
2 April 1533
Anne Boleyn became Queen of England.
9 April 1533
Catherine ordered to cease using title of queen.
Cromwell became Chancellor of the Exchequer
12 April 1533
Thomas Cromwell appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, although at that time it had thus far been a relatively minor position.
Cranmer – Marriage to Catherine not Valid
23 May 1533
After a trial lasting from 10 May, Archbishop Thomas Cranmer rendered his verdict that Henry's marriage
to Catherine was contrary to divine law.
Cranmer – Marriage to Anne Boleyn is Valid
28 May 1533
Archbishop Thomas Cranmer rendered his verdict that Henry's marriage to Anne is lawful and she was crowned queen on June 1. Thomas More refused to attend.
Anne Boleyn Crowned
1 June 1533
Anne Boleyn crowned queen
King's Sister Mary Dead
25 June 1533
Mary, Henry VIII's sister and former queen consort of France, died at Westhorpe in Suffolk.
Pope Issued Censure and Threat of Excommunication
11 July 1533
Pope Clement VII issued an ultimatum to Henry to take back Katherine of Aragon by September or face excommunication. Henry refused.
Elizabeth was Born to the King & Queen
7 September 1533
Anne Boleyn and Henry's daughter Elizabeth was born.