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Positions and Offices Debates Religion Government Finance Foreign Policy Motivations

Positions and Offices???

1531-40 Has the privy seal - personal correspondence > changes away from powerful government positions Sworn into council at end of 1530 1532 - sent documents including treaty with France - beginning to take a hand in fp 1532 - master of King's Jewel House and clerk of the Hanapar (Chancery) 1533 - Chancellor of the Exchequer - directs departmental appointments?

Downfall due to the Cleves marriage - failed to end marriage due to lack of control of Council - had focused too much on the court Accused by conservatives such as Norfolk and Gardiner of sacramentarian heresy with overtones of anabaptism and anarchy

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