Papal commission to assess Henry VIII's marriage (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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Cardinals Wolsey and Campeggio are charged by Pope Clement VII with a commission to establish a Legatine court in England. This will try the question of the validity of Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon.

Editors. "Papal commission to assess Henry VIII's marriage". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[, accessed 26 October 2016.]

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  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion