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A wide brimmed red felt hat sits on a wooden table in a room with ornate plastered ceilings and dark wood bookcases

The story behind Cardinal Wolsey’s Hat currently on show in The Hold 

Why Wolsey’s hat was granted its own carriage  Did you know that one of the precious artifacts included in the current exhibition, Wolsey’s Ipswich, being held at Suffolk Archives’ The Hold, is the actual hat worn by Thomas Wolsey over 500 years ago?  At the time, Wolsey’s treasured Cardinal’s hat – a red, wide-brimmed ‘galero’

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