Crown of Ireland Act 1542

United Kingdom legislation

The Crown of Ireland Act 1542 (33 Henry 8 c.1) was an act passed by the Irish Parliament during the reign of Henry VIII, King of England and Lord of Ireland that elevated the island from a lordship to the status of a kingdom.[1]


  1. "History of the Irish Parliament Online - Ulster Historical Foundation". Archived from the original on 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2011-11-03.