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Cardinal Wolsey

He was the Chancellor of England and also held a range of Church offies. He was made cardinal ­
most important Church office after the Pope. But, fell from power in 1529 due to failure of getting an
annulment for the King.

Did Wolsey cause antipapalism?
Antipapalism ­…

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Wolsey and Lutheranism
Held conferences speaking about heresy
In charge of book burnings of Luther

Martin Luther ­ Author of Protestant reformation in Europe. German monk that questioned the
Pope's authority over the church. Was protected by successive rulers of Saxony.

Persuaded the King to write against the German heresy.…

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