Date Published: 1530
Description: Exceptional signature "WINCHESTER", 3" x 3 inches, removed from a 1530 document written in Latin, mounted to a larger sheet. Very lightly toned with a fine dark bold signature.
Comments: English Statesman, judge, adviser to King Henry VIII who arranged a meeting with the Pope to discuss Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. He was a judge for the trials of John Fisher, Sir Thomas More and the accomplices of Anne Boleyn. Starting out as a Catholic, he was quickly persuaded to see things Henry's way once the breach with Catholicism had been decided.Signed: Y
Book ID: 216041