The Divorce Of Catherine Of Aragon; The Story As Told By The Imperial Ambassadors Resident At The…

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byJames Anthony Froude

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 Excerpt: ...despatch to him that he could give no Chap answer till he had communicated with Catherine, but--that he would write and recommend her to follow the course pointed out by his Holiness.1 The Spanish party suspected a trick. They thought that there might be an appearance of compliance with the Pope's brief. Catherine might be allowed a room in the Palace till the cause was removed from Rome. It was all but gained in the Rota; if referred back in the manner proposed, it would be delayed by appeals and other expedients till it became interminable. Their alternative was instant excommunication. But the Pope had the same answer. How could he do that? He did not know that the Emperor would take up arms. Were he to issue the censures, and were no effect to follow, the Apostolic See would be discredited. De Tarbes was asked to produce his commission from Henry to make suggestions in his name. It was found when examined to be insufficient. Henry himself, when he learnt what had been done, 'changed colour, 'crushed the letter in his hands, and exclaimed that 'the King of France had betrayed him.'2 But he had certainly made some concession or other. The time allowed in the last brief had run out. The French Cardinals did not relinquish their efforts. They demanded a suspension of six months, till Henry and Francis could meet again and arrange something which the Pope could accept. The Pope, false himself, suspected every one to be as false as he was. He suspected that a private arrangement was being made between Henry and the Emperor, and Cifuentes himself could Chap not or would not relieve his misgivings. In the midst 1 The Papal Nuncio to Charles "Chapuys to Charles V., Nov. 3, V., Oct. 22.--Spanish Calendar, 1533.--Ibid. pp. 839-41. vol. iv. part 2, p. 830. XIV...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 Excerpt: ...despatch to him that he could give no Chap answer till he had communicated with Catherine, but--that he would write and recommen...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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