4 May 1536 – 2 more arrests and a letter of comfort

| May 4, 2017

4 May 1536 – 2 more arrests and a letter of comfort

4th May 1536 saw two more courtiers becoming prisoners at the Tower of London: Sir Francis Weston, a gentleman of Henry VIII’s privy chamber and a favourite of the king, and William Brereton, a prominent man in Cheshire and North Wales. There were now six people in the Tower as part of Thomas Cromwell’s investigation […]