8 November 1541 – Catherine Howard and “the grievousness of her demerits”

| November 8, 2016

After abandoning the idea of interrogating the hysterical Queen Catherine Howard on 7th November (click here for more on what happened), 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 […]