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THE CHAPEL OF ST. BLASE  (BLAYS, BLASIUS) AT SHENKLYN  continued

Henry VIII 1509 - 1547
1509 - 1547 During the intervening centuries the chapel of St. Blasius remained the preserve of the holders of the manor. In 1519 the Rector was instituted separately to Bonchurch and Shanklin.
Edward VI 1547 - 1553
Mary I 1553 - 1558
In 1549 Cranmer's Book of Common Prayer was introduced and turned England into a Protestant state.

TUDORS AND STUARTS:    1485 - 1558

James I 1603 - 1625
Charles I 1625 - 1649
1558 In 1558 the chapel is referred to as the free chapel of St Blaze with the parish of Brading.  In 1570 clerk Richard Cook was instituted to the Parish Church of Bonchurch and Shanklin
Elizabeth I 1558 - 1603
1604 In 1604 the next presentation was to the Rectory of Bonchurch with the chapel of Shanklin. 1611  The Authorised Version of the Bible was published.
1649 - 1660 THE COMMONWEALTH The dissolution of the monasteries, the Civil War, the Protectorate and the Restoration had only incidental effects on the Shanklin Chapel, although the arrival of the Silksted chest may have been a result of the Civil War. Tradition says that Charles I, whilst a prisoner in Carisbrooke Castle was allowed to ride under escort to visit the chapel where he received communion in the church porch.
Charles II 1660 - 1685
James II 1685 - 1688
William III & Mary II 1688 - 1702 & 1694
Anne 1702 - 1714

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