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Wolsey the Cardinal And His Times

Courtly, Political And Ecclesiastical
  • 608 Pages
  • 0.64 MB
  • English
Kessinger Publishing
Biography: general, Religious, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiog
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8463319M
ISBN 101417962321
ISBN 139781417962327

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Start by marking “Thomas Wolsey Late Cardinal, His Life and Death” as Want to Read/5(7). The King's Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of Thomas Wolsey: Rise and Fall of Cardinal Wolsey by Peter J Gwyn () Paperback – January 1, by Peter J Gwyn (Author) out of 5 stars 17 ratingsReviews: Wolsey’s Cardinal’s hat, preserved at Christ Church, Oxford A Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Warham, flanked by the Bishops of Armagh and Dublin.

The sermon was preached by the Humanist John Colet, who observed, no doubt somewhat to Wolsey's chagrin, that his role, was, like that of his ultimate master, Christ, to minister rather than.

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A well written novel detailing the life and times of Thomas Wolsey – an ordinary boy who was a natural linguist at a time when education was limited even for the privileged, graduating from Oxford University at the age of 15, joined the church, rose to become Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of York as well as being a very close friend of Henry VIII Thomas was an ambitious man and his rise to power /5(22).

This is how I came to George Cavendish's book Thomas Wolsey, Late Cardinal, His Life and Death.

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It is one of the earliest of English biographies, but it reads as much like a. This is a well thought out book about the life of Cardinal Wolsey within his service to King Henry VIII.

It is a very frank expose of the rise of the Cardinal from very humble beginnings to being second only to the King himself.

Unfortunately he appears to have made many enemies along the Reviews: Charles refused to attend negotiations at Calais, and would only receive Wolsey if he went to the Emperor at Bruges. His biographers differ on his motivations for events that occurred. Neville Williams, in " The Cardinal and the Secretary", takes this at face value, and believes that Wolsey's summons by Charles was genuine.

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Wolsey used his great wealth to indulge his passion for building - at his London home, York Place in Whitehall, and at Hampton Court. He also founded a school in his home town of Ipswich (the foundation stone of which is now in the Chapter House), and, inCardinal.

Glenn's publications include The Field of Cloth of Gold and Renaissance Monarchy: the reigns of Henry VIII, Francis I and Charles V. He was the editor of ‘Contending Kingdoms’ France and England, and co-editor, with Susan Doran, of Tudor England and its Neighbours.

His next book, on Thomas Wolsey, will be published later in His Thomas Wolsey, Late Cardinall, his Lyffe and Deathe is described by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography as the "most important single contemporary source for Wolsey's life" which also offers a "detailed picture of early sixteenth-century court life and of political events in the s, particularly the divorce proceedings against Catherine of Aragon.

Dr Desmond Morris in his book Cat World says that (except for recent stories and that statue in Ipswich!) there is no written or pictorial evidence or reference anywhere to support the claim that Cardinal Wolsey loved and looked after a cat or cats.

He suggests that it may have been an invention concocted by his enemies to give the impression. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The History of the Life and Times of Cardinal Wolsey, Prime Minister to King Henry VIII, Vol.

2: I. of His Birth, and the Various Steps He Took to Attain Preferment, Connected with Affairs, Both Foreign and Domestick, from the Death of Edward IV.

to the E by Joseph Grove (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Page 26 - Then immediately after this great shot of guns, the cardinal desired the Lord Chamberlain, and Comptroller, to look what this sudden shot should mean, as though he knew nothing of the matter.

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They thereupon looking out of the windows into Thames, returned again, and showed him, that it seemed to them there should be some noblemen and strangers arrived at his bridge, as ambassadors. The Life of Cardinal Wolsey TRUTH it is, Cardinal Wolsey, sometime Archbishop of York, was an honest poor man‟s son, born in Ipswich, within the county of Suffolk; and being but a child, was very apt to learning; by means whereof his parents, or his good friends and masters, conveyed him to the University of Oxford, where he prospered.

About Cardinal Wolsey. The accession of Henry VIII provided the catalyst for cardinal Wolsey's dramatic rise to power. a month after his receipt of the coveted cardinal's hat inWolsey became lord chancellor, making him the king's principal minister and England's senior judge, despite having no formal education in the law.

It is clear that the author admires Wolsey's cleverness, what contemporaries called his "angel wit" and his enterprise.

No sooner had one scheme failed, than Wolsey would have another in hand. Matusiak also lays out very clearly that in the last great matter, that of the annulment, Henry's actions completely undermined Wolsey, and could well.

Thomas Cavendish was, as he remarks frequently in this biography of Cardinal Wolsey, "Gentleman Usher" to the Cardinal, a top-level servant or steward for much of the Cardinal's career. It was a responsible position, as the Cardinal had hundreds, perhaps a thousand servants at the height of his wealth and power during the s.

THOMAS, CARDINAL WOLSEY was born in Ipswich, Suffolk, possibly in His father Robert Wulcy was a butcher, innkeeper, and cattle studied at Magdalen College, Oxford, taking his B.A.

inand an M.A.

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in On Ma he was ordained priest, and in October, presented the rectory of Limington in Somerset by the Marquess of Dorset. On this day in history, 29th Septemberthe papal legate, Cardinal Lorenzo Campeggio, landed at Dover on the Kent coast.

In early Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, Henry VIII’s right hand man, had written to Pope Clement VII outlining Henry VIII’s demand that the case for an annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon be decided in England by Wolsey and a visiting papal legate, who. Cromwell met his grisly fate on the Tower of London's scaffold, while Wolsey escaped such danger.

However, his escape was only marginal, and the Cardinal certainly endured his own fall from royal favor. When Anne Boleyn caught the king's eye somewhere aroundeverything for the court and Cardinal changed.

Consequently, Wolsey is viewed far less favorably by posterity than More. Just as Cardinal Newman wrote his own autobiography (Apologia pro Vita Sua) as a defense of his position as an Anglican in his youth and Catholic in his later years, Cavendish and Roper both wrote these lives to defend or promote the reputation of these men.

Cavendish had.This account of Thomas Wolsey’s fall from royal favor was written by the Tudor chronicler Edward Hall. Wolsey was born c and eventually held the titles Cardinal-Archbishop of York and Lord Chancellor. He was famous at Oxford University for taking his degree at the age of fifteen; he was intelligent, hard-working, and also very fond of pomp and ceremony.Cardinal Wolsey.

London: Macmillan. pp. Originally part of the Twelve English Statesmen Series,though reprinted many times independently of this. Charles W. Ferguson. Naked to Mine Enemies: The Life of Cardinal Wolsey.

Boston: Little, Brown. pp. Richard Fiddes. The Life of Cardinal Wolsey. Barber. Folio.