Castles in Wales - Swansea, Gower and the Vale of Neath
A guide to Swansea, Gower and the Vale of Neath, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
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Henry VIII's successful suppression of monastic settlements became known as ...
It was organized by Thomas Cromwell and lasted from 1536-1540
Most affected church property was sold off through the Court of Augmentations
This Day in British History
18 October, 1529
Cardinal Wolsey falls from power
Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)