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Wolsey

Thomas. ?1475--1530, English cardinal and statesman; archbishop of York (1514--30); lord chancellor (1515--29). He dominated Henry VIII's foreign and domestic policies but his failure to obtain papal consent for the annulment of the king's marriage to Catherine of Aragon led to his arrest for high treason (1530); he died on the journey to face trial
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However, it would have been rivalled in artistic ambition and surpassed in sheer grandeur by Benedetto's tomb of Cardinal Wolsey, on which these angels were intended to surmount the nine-foot-high corner pillars, had that project not foundered on the rocks of a catastrophic reversal of political fortune at the hands of Henry VIII.