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This inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine



18 October, 1529

Cardinal Wolsey falls from power

Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)

This Dutch ruler ruled England jointly with his English wife



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