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Wolsey, Thomas 1475?-1530; Eng. statesman & cardinal: lord chancellor (1515-29) under Henry VIII
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, Thomas 1475?-1530.
English prelate and politician. The influential chief adviser to Henry VIII, he fell from favor after failing to secure papal approval of Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon (1529).