By Andrew A. Chibi

Via a cautious reexamination of manuscripts, archival fabrics, fundamental files and different secondary assets, this booklet lines the imperative value of 1 of Henry VIII's lesser recognized advisors. Bishop John Stokesley used to be deeply all for the King's matrimonial controversies, within the improvement of royal supremacy concept, in either doctrinal and clerical reform and proved himself a conscientious pastoral shepherd. the results of this study attracts cognizance clear of the key figures of the Henrician interval forcing the reader to contemplate the most important occasions of the reign from a brand new standpoint: that of an immense conservative student and Bishop.

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Rex, Fisher, p. 163; Scarisbrick, Henry Vlll, p. 256. Scarisbrick, Henry V11l, pp. 255-8; LP, x, 34; Rex, Fisher, p. 183. Two breakthrough studies have begun to change some of these perceptions. , 1988), pp. 870-91, has cleared up much historical misunderstanding with regard to events in Paris and Reginald Pole's work therein. The other is Surtz's Henry VIII's Great Matter in Italy, which does the same for events in Italy. It is also worth having a look at Brian Byron, 'The not be denied. We need not conclude, however, that the King's advocates achieved nothing untainted by scandal or that there were no principled supporters.

This is also the opinion of Sir Marmaduke Constable. See LP, iv (iii), 6164. As late as 12 June Francis I was informed that 'I have deferred till today to present your letters to the dean and doctors of theology of this university [Paris], always hoping that meanwhile you would obtain possession of the children ... ' see LP, iv (iii), 6449. CSP, vii (v), cclxvii (at p. 227) [SP 1/56, fol. 211r]. January, Stokesley reported to Wiltshire that he and Pole and their advisers had devised certain remedies for 'the stayeng and repressing of the autoritie of Doctour Beda' and de Garray.

Augustine, 'Quaestiones in Heptateuchum', in PL, xxxiv, pp. 486-824 (at p. 705). Wakefield, Kotser, sig. 2r. He explained the paradox away by showing the law of Leviticus to be an expression of divine will and that of Deuteronomy to be mere commentary: ... Hujusmodi conjugium si quidem ea a defuncto fratre prius cog nita fuit, nullum est neque constare potest. Nam juxta divinae legis dispositionem illegitimum est et per personas illegitimas atque illicite contrahentes factum fuit. Quin potius asevima et impietas seu abhominatio contra naturam est incestusque execrabilis et immundicia ac foeditas deo abominabilis atque detestabilis, et fornicatio seu scortatio, quam velut culpam letiferam, Christiani omnes juxta Pauli praeceptum, quod et a Moyse desumptum est Jug ere debent ac tenentur.

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