Papal dispensation for Henry VIII conditional on first marriage's invalidity (34 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Papal dispensation for Henry VIII conditional on first marriage's invalidity". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14392, accessed 05 December 2016.]