THE CHAPEL OF ST. BLASE (BLAYS, BLASIUS) AT SHENKLYN continued
Henry VIII1509 - 1547
1509 - 1547During 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 VI1547 - 1553
Mary I1553 - 1558
In 1549 Cranmer's Book of Common Prayer was introduced and turned England into a Protestant state.
TUDORS AND STUARTS: 1485 - 1558
James I1603 - 1625
Charles I1625 - 1649
Elizabeth I1558 - 1603
1604In 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 COMMONWEALTHThe 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 II1660 - 1685
James II1685 - 1688
William III & Mary II1688 - 1702 & 1694
Anne1702 - 1714
Previous Page: Normans 1066 - 1154 ¦¦ Next Page: House of Hanover 1714 - 1901