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Wolsey's Rise To Power Notes

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Wolsey's rise to power

! 1498 -­‐ ordained as a priest
! 1502-­‐07

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‣ Chaplain to Archbishop Deane of Canterbury
‣ Chaplain to Deputy Governor of Calais
1507-­‐09
‣ Chaplain to Henry VII
‣ Sent on diplomatic missions => experience
1509 -­‐ appointed Royal Almoner by Henry VII
1510 -­‐ appointed a royal councillor
1513 -­‐ organised Henry's successful expedition to France
1514 -­‐ Bishop of Lincoln (Wolsey) negotiates peace with France
‣ Becomes Archbishop of York
1515 -­‐ created a cardinal by Pope Leo X
‣ Appointed Lord Chancellor

! Rapid promotion
! Emerged as the king's chief minister by 1515
‣ Never actually given this title


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