Cardinals Campeggio and Wolsey open their legatine court

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Historical Context Note


A legatine court to try the validity of Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon is opened by Cardinals Campeggio and Wolsey at the Blackfriars. This court is to sit until 30th July.
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Citation:
Editors. "Cardinals Campeggio and Wolsey open their legatine court". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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