Editors. "Cardinal Wolsey dissolves 22 religious houses". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Cardinal Wolsey dissolves 22 religious houses (48 words)
Historical Context Note
Cardinal Wolsey dissolves 22 small religious houses, all of which have fewer than 7 members, in order to raise funds for the foundation of colleges at Ipswich and Oxford. The latter, originally named Cardinal College, is renamed as King's College after Wolsey's fall, and later becomes known as Christchurch College.14413 Cardinal Wolsey dissolves 22 religious houses 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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