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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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This article examines the ways in which Shakespeare's Henry VIII self-consciously and thematically reflects on representing the historical Cardinal Wolsey onstage.
Wolsey had received permission to suppress a number of religious houses to establish a college at Oxford and a grammar school in Ipswich, and Cromwell seemed the perfect person for the detailed surveying and legal work necessary to effect these transfers.
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In case you were still in any doubt about whether we are supposed to feel sympathy for Wolsey (Jonathan Pryce) and his loyal friend Cromwell, they've been given a little kitten to hold.
The king's new mistress is rumoured to be Anne Boleyn, who has sworn vengeance on Wolsey after he refused to let her marry Harry Percy, so Cromwell Visits her in the hope of swaying her to the Cardinal'side.
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