- Created by: Lara Mulcahy
- Created on: 08-05-15 18:57
As Lord Chancellor, Wolsey was well placed to reform the many abuses of the legal system- He was intellectually interested in the whole process of law making, despite his lack of legal training
Each day he presided in the court of Chancery, clearly enjoying the majesty of a judge, although his effect was minimal judging by the amount of work handled by the court. (Chancery continued to function as it had under John Morton and William Warham)
W had greater impact on the work of te Court of Star Chamber
Due to noblemens influence, there were able to frequently avoid justice- 1516, he out forward his principles that any crime should be punished, regardless of rank and that justice should be cheap and impartial.
He planed to…