Sebastiano del Piombo (Italian) - Pope Clement VII - Google Art Project.jpg

Sebastiano del Piombo (Italian) - Pope Clement VII - Google Art Project.jpg

September 25, 1534 - Death of Pope Clement VII, the man who refused to annul Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Read more on www.janetwertman.com

Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici, Pope Clement VII, by Sebastiano del Piombo, Clement called Catherine's betrothal to Henry of Orléans "the greatest match in the

Letter sent to Pope Clement VII by Henry VIII (and the 81 noblemen whose seals are affixed) to dissolve his marriage to Katherine of Aragon, 1530. Wow.

Revealed: Signed by 81 noblemen, the threatening letter sent to a Pope 'asking' him to annul Henry VIII's first marriage

Threatening: Released from the Vatican archives for the first time, this 1530 letter sent by English noblemen urged Pope Clement VII to annul Henry VIII's marriage to his first wife

Alessandro de Medici  The Medici family played a major role in the Italian Renaissance. Not only did Alessandro patronize many of the greatest artists of the time, he was buried in a tomb designed by Michelangelo. Medici was the first black head of state in the Western World, but his ethnicity was rarely addressed. The prince was born to a black servant woman named Simonetta da Collavechio and 17-year-old Cardinal Giulio de Medici, who later became Pope Clement VII.

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Angelo Bronzino (between 1555 and Alessandro de' Medici, Duke - and ruler - of Flore.

Photos from inside the Vatican Secret Archives: http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2014/09/02/photos-from-inside-the-vatican-secret-archives/

The Threatening Letter. Released from the Vatican archives for the first time, this 1530 letter –a parchment with 81 wax seals attached to red silk ribbons– sent by English noblemen urged.

Tudor England and Stuart Scotland were busy and dangerous times for the de' Medici bishop of Rome, Pope Clement VII. In August 1534, he sent James V a dispensation allowing four of his illegitimate sons to take holy orders when they came of age. The document stated that James, the elder was in his fifth year, James, the younger and John in their third year, and Robert in his first year.

Tudor England and Stuart Scotland were busy and dangerous times for the de' Medici bishop of Rome, Pope Clement VII. In August 1534, he sent James V a dispensation allowing four of his illegitimate sons to take holy orders when they came of age. The document stated that James, the elder was in his fifth year, James, the younger and John in their third year, and Robert in his first year.

Clement VII  Papacy began	19 November 1523  Papacy ended	25 September 1534  Predecessor	Adrian VI  Successor	Paul III  Other posts	Cardinal protector of England (1514–1523)  Birth name	Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici  Born	26 May 1478  Florence, Republic of Florence  Died	25 September 1534 (aged 56)  Rome, Papal States  Buried	Basilica of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Rome

Funny pictures about Good Guy Pope Clement VII. Oh, and cool pics about Good Guy Pope Clement VII. Also, Good Guy Pope Clement VII.

Members of the English parliament wrote to Pope Clement VII in 1530 urging him to annul Henry VIII’s marriage to his first wife so the king could marry Anne Boleyn, according to Vatican documents on display to the public for the first time.In the large parchment letter, hung with over 80 pendant seals attached with red silk ribbon, they alluded to the “extreme remedies” they could pursue if their request were refused.

Members of the English parliament wrote to Pope Clement VII in 1530 urging him…

Pope Clement VII Asperging the Congregation Before Mass - The Morgan Library & Museum - Collections

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Pope Clement VII Asperging the Congregation Before Mass, composite leaf with miniature by Vincenzo Raimondi (Italy, Rome, ca. - The Morgan Library & Museum - Collections

1524- A book of sexual positions by Pietro Aretino is burned by papal authorities.  When the burning doesn't stop peoples' appetite for the book, Pope Clement VII will officially ban it three years later, & it will feature on the Vatican's first complete index of forbidden books in 1558.  Aretino's book is banned because it sees sex as a good thing & because it is intended for a general audience & not just powerful men (a "refusal to restrict his audience to men of virtue").

1524- A book of sexual positions by Pietro Aretino is burned by papal authorities. When the burning doesn't stop peoples' appetite for the book, Pope Clement VII will officially ban it three years later, & it will feature on the Vatican's first complete index of forbidden books in 1558. Aretino's book is banned because it sees sex as a good thing & because it is intended for a general audience & not just powerful men (a "refusal to restrict his audience to men of virtue").

SEBASTIANO DEL PIOMBO Pope Clement VII 1526 Oil on canvas, 145 x 110 cm Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples

Page of Pope Clement VII by SEBASTIANO DEL PIOMBO in the Web Gallery of Art, a searchable image collection and database of European painting, sculpture and architecture

Pope Clement VII on Coffee.. IN honor of National coffee day which is 9/29/2013

Pope Clement VII on Coffee

Pope Clement VII on Coffee. IN honor of National coffee day which is (Although the above quote has been "politically correct"-ed).

Vassel with portraits of Pope Clement VII (1478-1534) and Alessandro De Medici Duke of Florence(1511-1537) Photo courtesy Sothebys

Vessel with portraits of Pope Celment VII and Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence - Rock crystal, with gilt copper mounts - Florence or Rome, Italy - - Back View (Alessandro de' Medici)

On 7th March 1530 Pope Clement VII issued a bull threatening Henry VIII with excommunication if he proceeded to marry again.  The Pope had been informed by Queen Catherine of Aragon that her husband had “boasted” that he would take a second wife “notwithstanding the inhibition and mandate against him”, so the Pope was acting against this rebellious king.

7 March 1530 - The Pope Threatens Henry VIII with Excommunication - The Anne Boleyn Files

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