Video: Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament

Smith College

A documentary video by Amelia Vanderlaan and Caitlin Logan, Smith College.

This film shows footage from the Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament game being played at Smith College. Students are given historic roles and asked to contend with the legislation and ideas of the English Reformation. Students debate the writings of Machiavelli, Luther, More, Erasmus and all of the issues and legislation that allowed and led to England to splitting with the Catholic Church.