May 24 – Anne Askew and her husband are called to appear before the privy council

May24,2022 #Anne Askew

On this day in Tudor history, 24th May 1546, letters were sent from the Privy Council to the future Protestant martyr Anne Askew and her estranged husband, Thomas Kyme.

The couple were ordered to appear in front of the council within fourteen days.

But why? What was going on? And what happened next?

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