Pope Clement VII threatens Henry VIII with excommunication (37 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Pope Clement VII threatens Henry VIII with excommunication". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14496, accessed 11 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion