Pope Clement VII Forbids Henry VIII to Remarry – 5 January 1531

| January 5, 2012

On this day in history, 5th January 1531, Pope Clement VII wrote to Henry VIII forbidding him to remarry and threatening him with excommunication of he took matters into his own hands and disobeyed Rome:- “At the request of the Queen, forbids Henry to remarry until the decision of the case, and declares that if […]