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DINNER AND DISCUSSION OF THOMAS WOLSEY IN THE COURT OF HENRY VIII

  • Jun 17, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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MEETUP FOR DUTCH TREAT DINNER, HALF HOUR TALK ON

"THOMAS WOLSEY IN THE COURT OF HENRY VIII" FOLLOWED BY LIVELY DISCUSSION.

 

MY TALK WILL FOCUS ON HOW THOMAS WOLSEY MANAGED TO ADVANCE FROM HUMBLE ORIGINS TO BECOME  THE MAIN ADVISOR TO HENRY VIII.  

IN HIS MOST EXALTED POSITIONS AS  CARDINAL AND PAPAL LEGATE TO ENGLAND AS WELL AS LORD CHANCELLOR HOW DID WOLSEY  DEAL WITH THE IMPORTANT ISSUES OF THE DAY? 

I WILL COVER THE PERIOD FROM HIS BIRTH UNTIL APPROXIMATELY 1522..

 I  WILL NOT TALK ABOUT THE PROBLEMS THAT OCCURED WHEN HENRY TRYED TO DIVORSE  HIS WIFE CATHERINE OF ARAGON SO THAT HE COULD MARRY ANNE BOLEYN DURING THIS MEETING.  

 

A FOUR DOLLAR CASH TIP FOR THE WAITER WILL BE APPRECIATED.

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  • Peter V.

    please let me know about July's discussion and dinner.

    June 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I told you not to do the lindy hop Kathleen!!

    Get better...will miss you ..see you next time...

    June 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Barbara, so sorry to change my reservation at the last minute, but clumsily broke my big toe last. Hope to be there next month!

    June 17, 2014

  • Peter V.

    Hi Barbara:
    I need to cancel for the 17th.

    June 11, 2014

    • Peter V.

      I am cancelling for the 17th.

      June 12, 2014

    • barbara

      We hope to see you another time. Sorry you had to cancel.

      June 13, 2014

  • roseann g.

    Im sorry, it would be very tough for me to get there by 6 :( hope I can make it next time

    June 11, 2014

    • barbara

      thank you for letting me know in advance.

      June 12, 2014

  • barbara

    Hi Robin,

    Please change your rsvp to cancel. thank-you

    June 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good one..Barbara...

    May 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Don't worry Kathleen, Barbara is a softie. I am sure she will let you in even if we have to sit you down stairs!

    May 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Barbara, will you be opening this up to the 50+ group so hopefully I can make it off the waiting list?

    May 23, 2014

  • Dorothy K.

    Hilary Mantel's "Wolf Hall" is a fascinating (and masterfully researched) take on the Court of Henry VIII from the point of view of Thomas Cromwell.

    May 23, 2014

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