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The life of Cardinal Wolsey

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Published by Rivingtons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wolsey, Thomas, 1475?-1530.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Cavendish, his gentleman usher.
    ContributionsHolmes, John, 1800-1854.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA334.W8 C3 1852
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6929806M
    LC Control Number03017892
    OCLC/WorldCa11509880


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The Life of Cardinal Wolsey book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being cultura /5. The book is easy to read. Useful for outline of Wolsey's like.

I am not sure that the author manages to link Wolsey into the Renaissance world. The book touches on the working relationship between Henry VIII and Wolsey. The last chapter rambles on. I did enjoy the comparison with the Cited by: 4. In Cardinal Thomas Wolsey we have a primary source that presents like a novel.

Intriguing historical figures such as Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, and Thomas Wolsey himself The life of Cardinal Wolsey book given increased color and depth through the contemporaneous observations of Wolsey's gentleman usher, George Cavendish.5/5(7).

A contemporary account of Cardinal Wolsey's last years by his servant,George Cavendish, which- it is instantly clear- has been quoted from in nearly every film and play about the time of King Henry VIII that I have personally seen.I also suspect that many of the historical details of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall were also discovered, that author added Cavendish,himself,to her story /5.

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It seems appropriate, during Lent, and with the selection of Pope Francis I, to look at two famous biographies of two famous Catholics, Cavendish's Life of Cardinal Wolsey and Roper's Life of More. In Roper's Life of More and Cavendish's Life of Wolsey we have famous biographies of two famous men, both prominent in the reign of Henry VIII, who both fell out from the favor of that king.

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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. The Life and Administration of Cardinal Wolsey, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.

Wolsey is, arguably, the first comprehensive book to explore the many contrasting layers of Thomas Wolsey's life and career, and represents the first genuinely popular biography of the much-maligned cardinal to appear in more than 30 years.

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In the account of Wolsey given in the Athenæ, Wood calls the author by this name: and Dodd, a Catholic divine, who published a Church History of England in 3 vols. folio, (Brussels, ) in a list of historians and manuscripts used in the preparation of his work, enumerates “Cavendish Thomas, Life of Cardinal Wolsey, Lond.

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Wilson of Oxford University for his whole-hearted encouragement and many helpful suggestions; and to Mr. Ker, University Reader in Palaeography at.

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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.

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Simpson | 15 Aug out of 5 stars 4. 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.

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that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Background Cardinal Wolsey was born Thomas Wolsey at Ipswich about He was the son of a Suffolf grazier.

Education He was sent to Magdalen College, Oxford, and received his B. degree after rigorous examinations in Latin at 15, being known as the "Boy Bachelor.

Tomb of Cardinal Christopher Bainbridge (c. - ), Wolsey’s predecessor as Archbishop of York. There were dark rumours that Wolsey had been concerned, although there was never any accusation or evidence brought, and, as Wolsey had stayed well away from the cesspit of politics that was the Roman Curia, it seems unlikely.

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This extraordinary ""eye-witness"" account of Wolsey's rise and fall from power was written between by his gentleman usher, George Cavendish. Cavendish was privy to much of the Cardinal's ambitious endeavours. Cavendish died three years after its completions at the age of This rare document considered ""the most important single source for our knowledge of Wolsey"", was Author: George Cavendish.The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey by George Cavendish and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Arguably, the first comprehensive book to explore the many contrasting layers of Thomas Wolsey’s life and career, and represents the first genuinely popular biography of the much-maligned cardinal to appear in more than 30 years.