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28 January 1531 Mark Raphael advises Henry VIII on Divorce and Levirate Marriage #onthisday #otdimjh

Bernstein summarises: Raphael, Mark, an Italian Jewish convert, flourished at Venice at the beginning of the sixteenth century. It is said that he was a rabbi before his conversion.[ 60]┬áHe was consulted by Henry VIII on the question of the … Continue reading

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