Henry VIII's divorce suit is removed to Rome

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Historical Context Note

Henry VIII's divorce suit, which was being tried by a legatine court at Blackfriars in London, is removed by Pope Clement VII to Rome, in a blow for Henry's attempts to receive a swift divorce sanction.
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Editors. "Henry VIII's divorce suit is removed to Rome". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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