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Henry Viiis Favorite Palace

Katharine was jealous of the Cardinal’s influence with her husband, especially because it meant a subsequent decline in her own influence. The king no longer brought foreign ambassadors to her rooms and he no longer sought her opinions. Wolsey was the consummate diplomat, skilled at flattering the queen when they met, but their mutual dislike was open information at court. Could Henry, had he lived, have counteracted the Maid of Orléans? Offered that it was a excellent seven years after Henry’s death that Joan of Arc emerged, this appears unhelpfully speculative. Henry had absolutely confirmed himself against the Dauphin, but...