George Cavendish papers, 1558, [microform].


Cavendish, George, 1500-1561?. George Cavendish papers, 1558, [microform].

George Cavendish papers, 1558, [microform].

Manuscript of "Life of Cardinal Wolsey" together with a poem by George Cavendish, written about the year 1558. The original is British Museum, Egerton MSS. 2402.

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Wolsey, Thomas, 1475?-1530 (person)

Archbishop of York, 1514-1530. From the description of Manuscript receipt signed, 1514 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583819 ...

Cavendish, George, 1500-1561? (person)

"Wolsey, Thomas (1470/71--1530), royal minister, archbishop of York, and cardinal, was the son of Robert Wolsey of Ipswich (d. 1496), often described as a butcher but evidently also a grazier, and his wife, Joan Daundy (d. 1509) ... Wolsey's first benefice came from the marquess of Dorset, whose sons he had taught ... Following Henry VIII's accession Wolsey became the new king's almoner in November 1509 ... In February 1513 he became dean of York, and on 6 February 1514 bishop of Li...