Wolf Hall - Part VI Summary & Analysis

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Part VI, Chapter 1 – Thomas Cromwell has been doing some research. He brings to the king the writings of Marsiglio of Padua, who in 1324 published 42 propositions with an aim to reform the Church, ranging from the fact that Christ did not seek to rule on earth as king, or give His followers the right to make laws to levy taxes – all things done by members of the Church. Thomas More continues to oppose the trends of thought creeping in around the king, and he is marked as an enemy by many. More is named in a bill of attainder by the king as such. Not everyone agrees with this. Thomas Cromwell goes to visit now-18-year-old Mary, daughter of the king and Katherine. She is happy to see Cromwell, but unhappy that she is no longer legally a princess, though she doesn’t see...

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