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To: AnAmericanMother
CVII couldn't really annul the marriage even if he wanted to, because Henry had been granted a dispensation in the first place to marry Catherine

Yes he could. Louis VII and Eleanor of Aquitaine: dispensation, marriage, annulment. Precedent.

9 posted on 04/28/2011 8:07:26 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.- H. L. Mencken)
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To: Oztrich Boy

I thought the French bishops granted the annulment against the express wishes of the pope?


13 posted on 04/28/2011 10:04:36 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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