Cardinal Wolsey helped conclude a treaty with the French in 1514

Cardinal Wolsey helped conclude a treaty with the French in 1514

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Cardinal Wolsey helped conclude a treaty with the French in 1514. When Louis XII was  succeeded by Francois I in France, Henry and Wolsey watched with annoyance as the  French renewed their wars in northern Italy and stirred up more trouble in Scotland by  supporting the false claims of the Duke of Albany to the Scottish throne. The picture of  European power altered dramatically with the 1519 election of Charles V as Holy Roman  emperor, and for the next several years, Henry and Wolsey positioned themselves  between the Emperor and King Francois by courting the friendship of both powerful and  mutually hostile rulers. 1521 brought the Treaty of Bruges between Henry and Charles,  and a renewal of English hostility toward the French. This alliance with the Emperor was  reversed during the years of Henry's divorce controversy. The Treaty of Cognac was 
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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Cardinal Wolsey helped conclude a treaty with the French in 1514

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