Papal dispensation for Henry VIII conditional on first marriage's invalidity

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Historical Context Note

Pope Clement VII agrees that as long as Henry VIII can prove that his marriage with Catherine of Aragon was invalid, he will offer a papal dispensation to allow the King to marry again.
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Editors. "Papal dispensation for Henry VIII conditional on first marriage's invalidity". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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