29 September 1528 – Cardinal Campeggio Lands at Dover

Posted By on September 29, 2014

49_R Campeggi LorenzoOn 29th September 1528 Cardinal Lorenzo Campeggio, papal legate, landed at Dover on the Kent coast. He had arrived in preparation for hearing the case for the annulment of the marriage of Henry VIII and his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, at a special legatine court.

You can read more about this in my article Cardinal Campeggio and the Legatine Court.

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