King Henry the Eighth – Act IV, Scene II

Act IV, Scene II

Painted by R. Westall R.A.
Engraved by Robt. Thew, Histl. Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales

‘Abbey of Leicester. Wolsey, Northumberland, and Attendants, Abbot of Leicester, &c.’

Grif. where the reverend abbot, / With all his convent, honourably receiv’d him; / To whom he gave these words – “O father abbot, / An old man, broken with the storms of state, / Is come to lay his weary bones among ye; / Give him a little earth for charity.”

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