Henry VIII's worsening health creates factional in-fighting (44 words)

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Henry VIII's health rapidly deteriorates, and in the resultant power vacuum, factionalist in-fighting breaks out. A feud develops between Lord Lisle and Bishop Stephen Gardiner. Meanwhile, the Earl of Hertford plots to overthrow the Duke of Norfolk and his son, the Earl of Surrey.

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Editors. "Henry VIII's worsening health creates factional in-fighting". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14745, accessed 20 October 2017.]

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