Authorized Form of NameCourt of High Commission; c.1535-1641
Corporate NameCourt of High Commission
ActivityThe Court of High Commission was the supreme ecclesiastical court in England. It was instituted by the crown during the Reformation and finally dissolved by parliment in 1641. The court was convened at will by the sovereign, and had near unlimited power over civil as well as church matters.

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