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…