Catalogue description Treatises on the divorce of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, published in Letters and...

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Details of SP 1/64
Reference: SP 1/64

Treatises on the divorce of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, published in Letters and Papers ... of Henry VIII, vol. V, no 5 (10-25): 1531.

Corrections to the descriptions in Letters and Papers are as follows:

LP v. 5 (13) SP 1/64 fos 136-45v, 'Sed confugient', fragmentary, dated probably after spring 1531, related to SP 1/54, fos 166-217v above. See V. M. Murphy, 'The Debate over Henry VIII's First Divorce: An Analysis of the Contemporary Treatises' (unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Cambridge, 1984), pp. 269-71.

LP v. 5 (14) SP 1/64 fos 148-95v, 'Ista ut', related to SP 1/62 fos 167-91v, 192-204v above. Addresses certain arguments of a Dr Marshall and Dr Watson, as well as of the Dr Shirewodd mentioned in LP. See Murphy, 'Debate', pp. 266-8; for Watson and Shirewodd, see Richard Rex, controversy. The Theology of John Fisher (Cambridge, 1991), p. 176 and Richard Rex, 'The English Campaign against Luther in the 1520s', Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 5th series 39 (1989) , pp 85-106.

LP v. 5 (15) SP 1/64 fos 198-219v, 'An sub lege', a version of SP1/62, fos 60-139 (LP v. 5 (4)). See Murphy, 'Debate', p. 148, footnote 31.

LP v. 5 (19) SP 1/64 fos 244-90v, copy of part of Fisher's reply in British Library, Arundel MS 151 fos 202-339v to Censurae academiarum, dated probably after July 1531 and before October 1531. See Murphy, 'Debate', pp. 232-3

Date: 1531
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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