First, that, without the King’s assent or knowledge, You wrought to be a legate; by which power You maim’d the jurisdiction of all bishops.
The Archbishop Of Canterbury, accompanied with other Learned and reverend fathers of his order, Held a late court at Dunstable, six miles off From Ampthill where the Princess lay; to which She was often cited by them, but appear’d not; And, to be short, for not appearance and The King’s late scruple, by the main assent Of all these learned men she was divorc’d, And the late marriage made of none effect; Since which she was remov’d to Kimbolton, Where she remains now sick.
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She takes my silence as assent.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
Their murmurs of assent and disapproval gave her a sense of order and rightness.