April 28 – Hope for the Lady Mary, the funeral of Elizabeth I, and more…

Posted By on April 28, 2022

Something was definitely going on at the court of Henry VIII by 28th April 1536! Long council meetings, experts consulted, the Lady Mary being given hope for the future… Anne Boleyn was definitely in danger.

Find out what the primary sources tell us about what was going on at court…

On this day in 1603, the last Tudor monarch, Anne Boleyn’s daughter, Queen Elizabeth I, was laid to rest at Westminster Abbey in a lavish funeral.

Find out more about it in this video…

And on this day in 1548 (some sources say 6 May), courtier, diplomat, soldier and Keeper of Oatlands Palace, Sir Anthony Browne, died at Byfleet in Surrey. He had been one of Henry VIII’s most important and richest courtiers and was also involved in the falls of two queens: Anne Boleyn and Anne of Cleves.

Find out more about this man and how he was involved in the falls of the two Annes…

And finally, on this day in 1558, an 82-year-old priest was executed in Scotland…

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