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Remembering Wolsey: A History of Commemorations and Representations

J. Patrick Hornbeck II


Remembering Wolsey seeks to contribute to our understanding of historical memory and memorialization bexamining in detail the posthumous commemoration and representation of Thomas Wolsey, the sixteenth-century cardinal, papal legate, and lord chancellor of England. Its questions are at once historical and ethical. Analyzing the history of Wolsey’s legacy from his death in 1530 through the present day, this book shows how images of Wolsey have been among the vehicles through which historians, theologians, and others have contested the events known collectively as the English Reformation(s). Ove ... More

Keywords: George Cavendish, commemoration, English Reformation, Hampton Court Palace, King Henry VIII, mnemohistory, Tudors, Thomas Wolsey

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780823282173
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823282173.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Patrick Hornbeck II, author
Fordham University