26 February – The sad ends of loyal men and Christopher Marlowe, a rather colourful character

| February 26, 2022

26 February – The sad ends of loyal men and Christopher Marlowe, a rather colourful character

On this day in Tudor history, 26th February 1552, Sir Thomas Arundell, Sir Michael Stanhope, Sir Miles Partridge and Sir Ralph Fane (or Vane) were executed. The men had been condemned as traitors after being accused of conspiring with Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset and former Lord Protector, against John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, the […]