Cardinal Wolsey is restored to the archbishopric of York

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Historical Context Note


Cardinal Wolsey is restored to the archbishopric of York. After his political downfall the previous year, he was stripped of all his political positions and privileges, but now this small consolation is allowed to him, and Wolsey sets off northwards to retire to his see.
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Citation:
Editors. "Cardinal Wolsey is restored to the archbishopric of York". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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