20 February – The hanging of Lady Hungerford and King Edward VI’s Coronation


On this day in Tudor history, 20th February 1523, Agnes, or Alice, Lady Hungerford, was hanged at Tyburn.

Agnes was said to have “procured” her servants to murder her first husband, John Cotell, who was strangled before being thrown into the furnace of Castle Farley. A dastardly deed.

Find out exactly what happened in this talk…

Also on this day in Tudor history, 20th February 1547, Edward VI was crowned king at Westminster Abbey.

Find out all about his coronation in this video…

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