The decline of Wolsey

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THE DECLINE OF WOLSEY

HISTORY (BRITAIN, 1483-1529)

  • By August 1529, Wolsey was a spent political force in England, and an easy target for his political opponents.
  • Henry protected Wolsey from the wrath of his enemies after the failure of the legatine court in July 1529 by not instantly dismissing him.
  • The king had to act against his erstwhile close friend and remove him from power.
  • Wolsey was

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