The English Reformation is when Henry VIII broke away from the Catholic Church because he wanted a divorce from Catherine of Aragon.
Act of Supremacy
Henry VIII had six wives and they had children. Mary Tudor, Elizabeth I, Edward Tudor, are the legitimate children. It is also believed that he fathered two other children. Henry FitzRoy and Henry Duke of Richmond.
Thomas Cranmer was the leader of the English Reformation. He made Henry VIII the archbishop of the Church.
The Act of Supremacy was a law that made Henry VIII the only supreme head of the Church of England.
Elizabeth I became Queen of England after Mary. She had to make peace between the Catholics and the Protestants.
The Compromise allowed local princes to decide which religion they would follow which were Lutheran or Catholic.