September 18 – A triumphant King Henry VIII after the Siege of Boulogne

| September 18, 2022

September 18 – A triumphant King Henry VIII after the Siege of Boulogne

On this day in Tudor history, 18th September 1544, following the French surrender of Boulogne to the English, King Henry VIII rode triumphantly through its streets. This First Siege of Boulogne had seen the town “sore assaulted and so besieged with such abundance of great ordinance that never was there a more valianter assault made”, […]