England and France at Peace
30 April 1527
Treaty of Westminster – an agreement of ‘Eternal peace' was negotiated between Henry VIII and Francis I
Rome was sacked by the troops of Charles V and the pope is imprisoned.
Royal Marriage Examined
17 May 1527
Wolsey opens secret court at York Palace to examine Henry's marriage to Catherine.
Went again to France in May 1527 as a commissioner with Sir Anthony Browne to receive Francois’s oath to a new treaty with Henry, and was rewarded with a French pension.
Another bout of the dreaded deadly disease hit London; the king was notoriously – with good reason – terrified of catching it.
Henry & Catherine
22 June 1527
The king informed Catherine that he wanted their marriage annulled.
England & France Sign Pact Against Charles
Wolsey concludes a further alliance with Francis I against Charles V ostensibly in defence of the pope - to help grant his marriage annulment - but also to halt Charles V's domination of Europe.
Marriage Treaty with Francis
Treaty with France. Princess Mary to marry Francis's eight-year-old son, the Duke of Orleans – the future Henry II, King of France.