April 13 – Thomas More is in trouble, a priest harbouring countess, and a lenient gaoler

| April 13, 2022

April 13 – Thomas More is in trouble, a priest harbouring countess, and a lenient gaoler

On this day in Tudor history, 13th April 1534, Sir Thomas More got into a spot of bother, or rather a lot of bother, when he refused to swear his allegiance to the Act of Succession. This act of defiance, or rather of his conscience, would, of course, lead to More’s execution in 1535. You […]