November 7 – Queen Catherine Howard makes a confession to Archbishop Cranmer

| November 7, 2022

November 7 – Queen Catherine Howard makes a confession to Archbishop Cranmer

On this day in Tudor history, Monday 7th November 1541, in the reign of King Henry VIII, Queen Catherine Howard, received a visit from Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury. The king’s fifth wife had been confined to her chambers at Hampton Court Palace after an investigation had been launched into allegations about her past. It […]

8 November 1541 – Catherine Howard is interrogated

| November 8, 2015

8 November 1541 – Catherine Howard is interrogated

On this day in history, 8th November 1541, Queen Catherine Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII, was interrogated in her apartments at Hampton Court Palace by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer. You can read all about the interrogation, how Cranmer had to change tactics and what exactly Catherine confessed to, in my article from 2013 – click […]

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