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Thomas Wolsey (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Legate and Reformer
     

Thomas Wolsey (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Legate and Reformer

by Ethelred L. Taunton
 

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A fascinating figure for historians, Thomas Wolsey (1471?-1530), the English cardinal and statesman, had a mind that, in the author’s estimation, “was the mastermind of the age” and who “for a time held the destinies of Europe in his hand.” This engrossing biography illuminates Wolsey’s life, philosophy, accomplishments, and

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A fascinating figure for historians, Thomas Wolsey (1471?-1530), the English cardinal and statesman, had a mind that, in the author’s estimation, “was the mastermind of the age” and who “for a time held the destinies of Europe in his hand.” This engrossing biography illuminates Wolsey’s life, philosophy, accomplishments, and devotion to King Henry VIII.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411452268
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/03/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
283
Sales rank:
487,848
File size:
226 KB

Meet the Author


Ethelred Luke Taunton (1857–1907) was born in Staffordshire, England. He was a Roman Catholic priest and an authority on church music and liturgy. He was the author of a number of books, including English Black Monks of St. Benedict, History of Church Music, Lead Kindly Light, and History of the Jesuits in England.

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