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Cardinal Wolsey receives Henry VIII at Oxford. 1518

Title: Cardinal Wolsey receives Henry VIII at Oxford. 1518
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE" Postcard 9517. "Oxford Pageant" Ser. II.
Direct from the original picture by Howard Davie.
Published under the authority of the Pageant Committee. 
Printed colour postcard with POST CARD divided back in brown
Code: PC-PAGEANT-0009 ~ Grade: B ~ Price: 2.50
Card measures 139mm x 88mm

Printed text on reverse reads:
this scene shows King Henry VIII. visiting Oxford in 1518, accompanied by his Queen, Catherine of Aragon. He is received by Wolsey, Archbishop of York, and all the dignitaries of the University. Henry VIII. sanctioned Wolsey's project to suppress some of the smaller monasteries and apply the fund to the foundation of a college now known as Christ Church.

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