Complete Wolsey Notes

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Cont
ext
of
Sour
ces
for
Wol
sey
Geor
ge
C avendi
sh
Household
servant
Wrot
e
biogr
a phy
30 years
aft
er
Wo l
se y'
s
d eat
h
Di
dn't
enter
household
unti
l
1523,
7 years
after
Wolsey
w as
ap poi
nted
Lord Chancel
lor
Onl
y pri
vy t
o personal
l
i
fe,
not
poli
ti
cal
Last
year
,
w hen Wo l
sey
is
str
ipped
o f
t
it
le,
i
s
par
ti
cular
ly
use f
ul.
Pol
ydor
e Ver
gil
I
tal
ian
H uman i
st
Wrote
A ngl
ica
H i
stor
ia
w hi
ch
covered
Wo l
sey's
car
eer
Ongoing per
sonal
feud ­
thought
Wo l
sey
favour
ed
anot
he r
huma ni
st
Sent
rude l
ett
ers
to Rome
Condemn ed by
Wo lsey
to
Tower 1515
Edwar
d Hal
l
Hi
stor
ian
St
ood f
or
dif
fer
ent
ideas
than
Wo l
sey (
ant
icl
eri
cal
),
t
hought
he
w as
corr
upt.
F rancophobe
John
Skel
ton
Poet
­ mocked
Wo lsey
Wa nt
ed pat
ronage
of
K i
ng and
w eal
th
of
London
ci
ti
zens
Molded
ma t
eri
al
to
suit
cur
rent
concerns

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Wol
sey'
s Pol
ici
es
Just
ice
Put
Star
C hamb er
at
centr
e
Anyone coul
d
bri
ng a case
before
Wo l
se y,
openi
ng up j
usti
ce t
o
peasants.…read more

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Encl
osur
es
Nobles
fenced of
f
co mmo n l
and f
or own gai
n e.g.…read more

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Fi
nances
Repl
aced
fi
ft
een t
hs and
tenths
w i
th
a subsidy
whi
ch bett
er
refl
ected
the wealt
h of
taxpayers
Commissioners
assessed
w eal
th
w hi
lst
gr
aduated r
ates of
t
ax were est
abli
shed
w hi
ch
pl
aced gr
ea t
er
fi
n anci
al
burden on
the ver
y ri
ch.…read more

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Monopol
isat
ion
of
Pol
it
ical
Power
Parl
iament onl
y met
twice
and
Wo lsey
did
not
t
rust
i
ts
me mb ers,
bel
ievi
ng i
t
w as
a
potent
ial
sour
ce
of
tr
o ubl
e f
or gover
nme nt.…read more

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Chur
ch
P ar
li
ame nt
session
1 515
dominated by
H unne Af
fair
which
fuell
ed
ant
i cl
eri
cali
sm in
L ondon.
Evidence of
di
ssati
sfacti
on convi
nce d
Wo lsey
P ar
li
ame nt
w as
not
a f
orce f
or good.
Wo l
sey expl
o i
t
e d
ecclesi
asti
cal
p osi
ti
on,
b r
ought
hi
m incomp arabl
e wea l
th.…read more

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Why
did
H enr
y l
ose
fai
th
in
Wol
sey?
Two main
reasons:
1)
Governme nt
became i
ncreasi
ngly
unpopul
ar 1527 29
one r
ea son
being
al
li
ance wi
th France
since
192 7.
Thi
s was unpopul
ar wi
th
the
nobil
it
y because
i
t
disr
upted
trade
w i
th
Low Countr
ies
and
put
Henry
in
a weak posi
ti
on r
egardi
ng t
he
G r
eat
Matt
er.…read more

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Ma
y 1527 ­ pl
ann ed
to use
p owers
a s
Legate
a
La t
ere t
o annul
the marri
age ,
but
opposit
ion
f
rom C at
he r
ine
stoppe d
it
.
Pope Cleme nt
VII
was
pri
son er
t
o Ch ar
les
V ,
wi
th papal
poli
cy becomin g
imperial
pol
icy.…read more

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Art
hur
w as
not
consummated.
Adjour
ned.
Wolsey
had f
ail
ed .
9
O ct
ober
Wo lsey
char
ged
w i
t
h
praemunir
e.…read more

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