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REVISION POINTS
1. Rise & Maintenance of Power.
2. Domestic Policies
-Finance
-Law
-Church
-Nobility
3. Foreign Policy
4. Fall ­ The Great Matter & Factions…read more

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POTENTIAL EXAM QUESTIONS
DOMESTIC POLICIES FOREIGN POLICY FALL
(FINANCE,LAW,CHURCH,NOBILITY) (WARS & TREATIES) (FACTIONALISM & GREAT MATTER)
·How successful were ·Assess the claim that, to ·Assess the reasons for
Wolsey's domestic policy? 1529, Wolsey's successes the fall of Thomas Wolsey
in foreign affairs were in 1529.
·How successful was much more important
Wolsey in achieving his than his failures. ·Faction was the MOST
aims in domestic important reason for
administration from 1515 ·Who was more Wolsey's fall from power
to 1529? important in directing in 1529" How far do you
foreign policy from 1515 agree with this view?
·How successful was to 1529; Henry VIII or
Wolsey's domestic Wolsey?
administration of England
in the period from 1515 to ·Assess the claim that,
1529? from 1514 to 1529,
Wolsey's MAIN aim in
foreign affairs was to
remain an ally of the…read more

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1510
KEY DATES
Royal Almoner (CHURCH distribute food to the poor)
1511
Wolsey prominent member of Council (joined in 1509, not as noticed)
1st French Invasion (Holy League) FAIL.
1513
Wolsey becomes Bishop of Lincoln & Tournai
The Subsidy
Battle of Spurs AND Battle @ Flodden, Scotland
1514
Wolsey becomes Archbishop of York (2nd highest post in Church)
Treaty of Germaine
1515
Wolsey becomes Lord Chancellor (STATE highest position)
Wolsey made Cardinal by Pope (Ranking above English Churchman)
Act of Resumption
Earl of Northumberland imprisoned
1516,
Lord Abergavenny arrested for illegally retaining.
1518
Treaty of London
Papal Legate (CHURCH allowed him exercise papal powers within England…read more

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1520,
KEY DATES
Field of Cloth & Gold
1521
Execution of Duke of Buckingham as a warning to the other nobility.
3rd French Invasion begins
1522
General Proscription/General Survey
The start of 2 Forced loans.
1525
Battle of Pavia
The Amicable Grant
1526
Eltham Ordinances.
1527
Treaty with France invasion upon Spain
1529
Wolsey dies…read more

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AIMS
· To serve King Henry VIII- be an obedient
minister and servant to the Crown.
· Stay in power as head of both the Church and
State for long as possible ­ Keep nobility
beaten so he could maintain control.
(successful in these aim until the Great Matter
when Factionalism rose and he had
commitment to the Papacy, unable to grant
divorce.)…read more

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