20 March 1549 – Forgetting God to love a king…

Posted By on March 20, 2016

Thomas_Seymour_Nicholas_DenizotOn 20th March 1549, Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron of Sudeley, Lord High Admiral and the fourth husband of the late Dowager Queen Catherine Parr, was executed on Tower Hill. He had been found guilty of thirty-three counts of treason following his arrest at Hampton Court Palace when he had allegedly broken into his nephew Edward VI’s apartments to kidnap him.

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Today is Palm Sunday – click here to read about how it was celebrated in the Tudor period.

Image: Thomas Seymour by Nicholas Denizot.