4 February – Mary Boleyn gets married and the burning of John Rogers

On this day in Tudor history, Saturday 4th February 1520, Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn, got married to William Carey in the Chapel Royal at Greenwich Palace, in a service attended by King Henry VIII.

Find out more about Mary Boleyn and William Carey in this talk…

Also on this day in Tudor history, the first English Protestant martyr was burned in the reign of Queen Mary I. His name was John Rogers.

Find out more about why John Rogers was burnt in this video…

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