Share this entry
Wolsey, Thomas Line breaks: Thomas Wol¦sey
Pronunciation: /ˈwʊlzi/

Definition of Wolsey, Thomas in English:

(Circa 1474–1530), English churchman and statesman; known as Cardinal Wolsey. Wolsey dominated foreign and domestic policy in the early part of Henry VIII’s reign, but incurred royal displeasure through his failure to secure the papal dispensation necessary for Henry’s divorce from Catherine of Aragon. He was arrested on a charge of treason and died on his way to trial.
Definition of Wolsey, Thomas in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources