Access to History. Henry VIII to Mary I: Government and by Keith Randell; Roger Turvey;

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It is, therefore, not surprising that he adopted and retained most of the values and attitudes of his sex, his class and his age. His assumption that women were inferior to men was deeply ingrained and was only temporarily suspended for brief periods during his relationship with Anne Boleyn. Anne was a remarkable person in many respects, but especially in her refusal to be treated as a second-class citizen because of her gender. However, for most of his life Henry treated women like chattels (possessions) and was swift to remind any female who did not ‘know her place’ that subservience was expected of her.

In the case of kings this was performing grand deeds, whether in court, sport or battle. It was acceptable to strive mightily in such endeavours, but other affairs were to be taken lightly and with studied casualness. If servants were well chosen, their supervision should require a minimum of effort. They would undertake whatever smacked of ‘business’ once the direction in which affairs should move had been made clear to them. In early sixteenth-century western Europe the distinctions were not nearly so hard and fast.

Key terms Legatus a latere Legatus a latere A position normally awarded for a specific purpose so that a representative with full papal powers could be present at a decision-making occasion far distant from Rome. Legatine powers Having the powers of the Pope. Key dates De facto Existing in fact, whether legal or not. Wolsey appointed papal legate: 1518 Wolsey appointed papal legate for life: 1524 Wolsey became the king’s chief minister: 1514 Wolsey appointed lord chancellor and made a cardinal: 1515 Wolsey would have to be appointed the highest category of papal representative – a legatus a latere – a position normally awarded for a specific purpose so that a representative with full papal powers could be present at a decision-making occasion far distant from Rome.

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