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The Pope's Perplexities.

"What harm could there be," Casalis Inquired, "in showing the decretal, under oath, to a few of the Privy Council?"

The Pope said the decretal ought to have been burnt, and refused to discuss the matter further.[1]

  1. John Casalis to Wolsey, Dec. 17, 1528.—Calendar, Foreign and Domestic, vol. iv. part 2, p. 2186.