The Reformation Of The Church Of England (volume 1); A.d. 1514-1547. 1878: A.D. 1514-1547. 1878.

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byJohn Henry Blunt

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER 1I1 THE DIVORCE OF HENRY VIII. FROM CATHERINE Of ARltAGON A..D. 1527--1533 THE great and engrossing subject of discussion Chap between the Courts of England and Rome, and i-! indeed, throughout every rank of English society also, from the year 1528 to the year 1533, was the divorce of Henry VIII. from Catherine of Arragon, the first of his six wives. It was in connection with this unhappy scandal that steps were taken by the King on the one hand, and the Pope on the other, which led to the final repudiation of the papal juris-diction by the Church and State of England. The narrative of all the events connected with this di-vorce must ever, therefore, form an important chapter of reformation history, and must necessarily be set forth at considerable length. The marriage of Henry and Catherine had been originally arranged purely as a matter of political expediency; and, apparently, without any regard whatever to the wishes of either of the persons prinpally concerned. Even the measure of happiness which attended it for the first few years was more than could be expected from the circumstances of the Chap case; and both the Kino: and the Queen must be III" considered as victims of a statecraft which seems to have had no better motive than avarice to plead in its favour on one hand and convenience on the other. Catherines Catherine of Arragon was the fourth daughter of to'rhfee Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, or, according to arthur their proper style, of Castile and Arragon. She was born in 1483, and at the age of eighteen was sent into England to become the wife of Arthur, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Henry VII., who was three years her junior, having been born on September 20, 1486. This youth of fifteen was married to the Spanish Princess ...

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER 1I1 THE DIVORCE OF HENRY VIII. FROM CATHERINE Of ARltAGON A..D. 1527--1533 THE great and engrossing subject of discuss...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:182 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.39 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217367518

ISBN - 13:9780217367516

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