George cavendish 1497 c 1562 was an english writer best known as the biographer of cardinal thomas wolsey his thomas wolsey late cardinall his lyffe and deathe is described by the oxford dictionary of national biography as the most important single contemporary source for wolseys life which also offers a detailed picture of early sixteenth century court life and of political . Thomas cardinal wolsey thomas cardinal wolsey cardinal and statesman who dominated the government of englands king henry viii from 1515 to 1529 his unpopularity contributed upon his downfall to the anticlerical reaction that was a factor in the english reformation the son of a butcher of ipswich wolsey was. Title exactly what it says on the cover the life of cardinal wolsey general analysis although this work is biased it still offers us a valuable insight into the life of cardinal wolsey and the workings of the english court in general it also offers valuable insights into foreign policy and the changeable mind of the king. Biography of thomas cardinal wosley 1475 1530 the life and death of cardinal wosley by cavendish george 1500 1561 usage attribution 30 topics thomas cardinal wolsey henry viii george cavendish anne boleyn catherine of aragon thomas cromwell hans holbein the younger england history sixteenth century genealogy collection
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