Cardinal Wolsey falls from power (40 words)

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Cardinal Wolsey falls from power, after fifteen years as the King's chief minister. In a desperate attempt to curry favour with his erstwhile champion, he presents Henry VIII with his residence York Place, which is soon renamed as Whitehall Palace.

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Editors. "Cardinal Wolsey falls from power". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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