Some articles on supreme head:
... Supremacy (1534) made King Henry VIII the "supreme head" of the Church of England ... of Supremacy had made King Henry VIII the supreme head of the Church of England and the second Act of Supremacy (1559) restored these powers for Elizabeth I, reversing ...
... Years Notes Henry VIII 1536–1547 As Supreme Head Edward VI 1547–1553 As Supreme Head Mary I 1553–1555 As Supreme Head (from 1554 the Queen omitted the title, without statutory authority until ...
Famous quotes containing the words head and/or supreme:
“If my head hurt a hairs foot
Pack back the downed bone. If the unpricked ball of my breath
Bump on a spout let the bubbles jump out....”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)
“Mankinds common instinct for reality ... has always held the world to be essentially a theatre for heroism. In heroism, we feel, lifes supreme mystery is hidden. We tolerate no one who has no capacity whatever for it in any direction. On the other hand, no matter what a mans frailties otherwise may be, if he be willing to risk death, and still more if he suffer it heroically, in the service he has chosen, the fact consecrates him forever.”
—William James (18421910)