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The Fall of Wolsey: 490 years ago Thomas Wolsey – King Henry VIII’s former favourite – fell from grace following his failure to secure the king a divorce. This talk by Daniel Gosling examines the records held at The National Archives which detail this fall – from records re

The Fall of Wolsey: 490 years ago Thomas Wolsey – King Henry VIII’s former favourite – fell from grace following his failure to secure the king a divorce. This talk by Daniel Gosling examines the records held at The National Archives which detail this fall – from records re

FromThe National Archives Podcast Series


The Fall of Wolsey: 490 years ago Thomas Wolsey – King Henry VIII’s former favourite – fell from grace following his failure to secure the king a divorce. This talk by Daniel Gosling examines the records held at The National Archives which detail this fall – from records re

FromThe National Archives Podcast Series

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Length:
45 minutes
Released:
Nov 20, 2019
Format:
Podcast Episode

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490 years ago Thomas Wolsey – King Henry VIII’s former favourite – fell from grace following his failure to secure the king a divorce.
This talk by Daniel Gosling examines the records held at The National Archives which detail this fall – from records relating to Wolsey’s failure to grant Henry an annulment, to the legal processes which sealed his fate.
Released:
Nov 20, 2019
Format:
Podcast Episode