8 November 1541 – Catherine Howard Confesses to Archbishop Cranmer

| November 8, 2013

8 November 1541 – Catherine Howard Confesses to Archbishop Cranmer

After abandoning the idea of interrogating the hysterical Queen Catherine Howard on 7th November, Archbishop Cranmer returned to the Queen’s apartments at Hampton Court Palace on 8th November 1541 to interrogate her. Cranmer reported to Henry VIII that he had intended to question her severely, “first, to exaggerate the grievousness of her demerits; then to […]