Henry VIII was king of England Back in the 1500s and for centuries earlier England was controlled by kings. Kings were total dictators and so many were tyrants. In 1534 Henry VIII wanted an annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon so he could marry Anne Boleyn.
Considering that the earlier marriage had been entered under a papal dispensation Pope Clement VII, refused the annulment. King Henry displeased with the refusal and pressing on to marry Anne Boleyn was excommunicated by the Pope.
To ensure the annulment of his marriage Henry VIII took the position of Supreme Head of the Church which at that time was the Roman Catholic Church, it was renamed to The Church of England. He maintained a strong desire for traditional Catholic practices during his reign, but when his son took over as king, then followed by the two daughters Mary and Elisabeth changes occurred. Progression down through the centuries produced more until the present day the Church of England has a totally difference construction.
The Foreword to Articles: Unscriptural Churches Has links to seven unscriptural church. From the Forward article there is a link to this article, Why Is There So Many different Churches Now From the Original Only One?
There is enough persuasive evidence in these articles to point out these churches were credited by men, not from New Testament teachings. Around the world and into the thousands there are christian oriented churches. An unequaled precedent has been set that a church can be created and and be given a doctrine supported by its members.
The Church of England founded by a king as presented here is an example of the power of a king and supported by his subjects. As we see in these modern days the Church of England with its leaders in flamboyant dress and procedures on special occasions is not representative of the Church of Christ.
Doctrine established down through the centuries by this church isn’t found in the New Testament. The opportunity awaits you by obeying the gospels as given in the New Testament. Start by reading the Introduction and the Bible category, then under the category Church of Christ Doctrine study Salvation.
Spending time studying the articles under the various categories will give you an in site into the teachings of the New Testament. Forward articles are displayed in each categories given viewers help on determining which article they want to read.