wolsey changes to government

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  • Wolsey's changes to government 1483-1543
    • made positive changes to finance management
      • the subsidy- accurate valuations of tax payers wealth. removes tax of 15th and 10th
    • reduced power of nobles
      • created many enemies
      • court of star chamber used for cheap impartial justice
        • attack on the nobles
    • little success achieved, low significance to changes in government
      • however, foreign policy took priority, so wolsey had little control of what he could achieve
        • large amounts of money went to the funding of war with foreign countries
      • most success in finance
      • other factors to consider...
        • cromwell
        • henry vii
        • henry viii
        • richard iii
        • parliament

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