Pope Clement VII threatens Henry VIII with excommunication

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

Pope Clement VII warns Henry VIII to either break with Anne Boleyn or at least remove her out of sight of public view, threatening to excommunicate the English King if he does not change his reckless behaviour.
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Editors. "Pope Clement VII threatens Henry VIII with excommunication". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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