George Cavendish-- Life of Wolsey, 1600.


Cavendish, George, 1500-1561?. George Cavendish-- Life of Wolsey, 1600.

George Cavendish-- Life of Wolsey, 1600.

The collection consists of a 168 page oblong folio in a late Elizabethan script titled "Thomas Wolsey Cardinall his life & death written by George Cavendish his gentleman usher." It contains both "Preface" and "The history." The Ann Boleyn controversy begins on page 41.

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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 ...

Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536 (person)

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...