Wolsey - power

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Who was the 2nd richest man in the country?
Wolsey
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What did the nobles resent about Wolsey?
His wealth and rise to power
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Where did Wolsey gain a degree?
Oxford
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How old was Wolsey when he got a degree?
15
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What were Wolsey's positions under Henry VII?
Chaplain and Dean of Lincoln
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What missions did Wolsey go on for the Old King?
Diplomatic Missions
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How did Wolsey first get noticed by Henry VIII?
He was one of Fox's staff but didn't back the peace policy
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How was Wolsey lucky?
old advisors like Dudley had been removed, and advisors like Fox wanted retirement
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What was Wolsey's part in the 1513 expedition to France?
Organiser
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What obstacles did Wolsey overcome whilst working for the 1513 expedition to France?
Organising the army, overcoming opposition from those in authority
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When did Wolsey become Lord Chancellor and Cardinal?
1515
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What year was Henry VIII referring nearly all matters of business to Wolsey?
1514
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What year was Wolsey appointed Papal Legate?
1518, then 1524 for life
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What did Wolsey have control of as Lord Chancellor?
Legal system
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How old was Wolsey when he got a degree?

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