Death of Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester, and other Tudor Events on this Day

| November 12, 2011

Death of Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester, and other Tudor Events on this Day

On this day in history, 12th November 1555, Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester and Mary I’s Lord Chancellor, died. He was laid to rest at Winchester Cathedral in what is now known as the Bishop Gardiner Chantry Chapel. You can read all about this famous Tudor man in my article Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester. […]

Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester

| November 12, 2010

Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester

On this day in history, 12th November 1555, Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester and Mary I’s Lord Chancellor, died. He was buried at his seat of Winchester Cathedral where his tomb can still be seen today in the Bishop Gardiner Chantry Chapel. Stephen Gardiner’s date of birth is not known, with some saying 1483 and […]