29 June 1536 – Thomas Boleyn Loses his Office of Lord Privy Seal

| June 29, 2012

29 June 1536 – Thomas Boleyn Loses his Office of Lord Privy Seal

On the 29th June 1536 Thomas Boleyn, Earl of Wiltshire, was stripped of his office of Lord Privy Seal, an office which he’d held since January 1530. It was, of course, the result of the fall of two of his children, George and Queen Anne Boleyn. On 2nd July 1536, Thomas Cromwell, the brains behind […]