Henry VIII asks the universities' opinion of his proposed divorce (39 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

While on progress round England with Anne Boleyn, the woman Henry VIII aspires to make his wife, Thomas Cranmer persuades Henry to seek the opinion of the universities on the question of his proposed divorce from Catherine of Aragon.

Citation:
Editors. "Henry VIII asks the universities' opinion of his proposed divorce". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14430, accessed 10 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion