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November 4, 1529 – Cardinal Thomas Wolsey arrested

Thomas Wolsey 1473 – 1529 Held the titles Cardinal-Archbishop of York and Lord Chacellor. Wolsey was chief minister for King Henry VIII, was not respected by Parliament, and did not use them to help him govern. During his time and Chancellor 1515 – 1529 he summoned Parliament one time. He maintained good standings and favor… Continue reading November 4, 1529 – Cardinal Thomas Wolsey arrested