Henry VIII's divorce suit is removed to Rome (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Henry VIII's divorce suit, which was being tried by a legatine court at Blackfriars in London, is removed by Pope Clement VII to Rome, in a blow for Henry's attempts to receive a swift divorce sanction.

Citation:
Editors. "Henry VIII's divorce suit is removed to Rome". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14426, accessed 10 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion