Copy of Thomas Wolsey, his life and death, ca. 1554-1558 [manuscript], ca. 1600.

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Cavendish, George, 1500-1561?. Copy of Thomas Wolsey, his life and death, ca. 1554-1558 [manuscript], ca. 1600.

Copy of Thomas Wolsey, his life and death, ca. 1554-1558 [manuscript], ca. 1600.

Biography of Wolsey by George Cavendish from a copy derived from Cavendish's autograph version, Egerton MS 2402 (British Library). Like the other surviving manuscript copies made before it was printed, it lacks a passage that appears in the original (see leaf 17v).

52 leaves.

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Cavendish, George, 1500-1561?

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"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...

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