The king's 'Great Matter' and the reasons for the fall of Wolsey (The decline of Wolsey)

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The King's 'Great Matter' and the reasons for the fall of Wolsey

The decline of Wolsey

By August 1529, W was an easy target for his political opponents who aimed to prosper his fall.- No doubt that W was in disgrace and that Anne Boleyn, Norfolk and the rest of their factions were determinded to be rid of him for good.

H protected W from the wrath and vengeance of his enemies after the failure of the legatine court in July 1529 by not instantlly dismissing him but waiting until the start of the Michaelmas law term on 9th October 1529
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