Editors. "Oxford University narrowly votes in favour of the King's divorce". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14442, accessed 18 April 2014.]
In 1529, Thomas Cranmer had persuaded Henry VIII to ask the opinions of the English universities on the question of his proposed divorce. Now Oxford University narrowly votes in favour.