Divorce my wife and I and you'll be archbishop of the church.
Henry VII asked to have his marriage to Catherine annulled.
Act of Supremacy was signed, making Henry the head of the Church of England.
RIP Mary Tudor but I'm Queen now!
The Catholic Church would not let Henry get a divorce, so he broke away from the church and started the Church of England. He made his good friend, Thomas Cranmer the archbishop of the church and has his marriage annulled.
This compromise includes allowing English to replace Latin in Church services.
Henry VIII died; Mary Tudor took over as Queen of England.
Queen Mary Tudor died; Elizabeth I became the Queen of England.
Elizabeth's plan for religion came to be known as the Elizabethan Settlement and was really a compromise between the Protestant Church of England and the Catholics.