25 November – A vicious man who saved an archbishop and the coronation of Elizabeth of York

| November 25, 2021

25 November – A vicious man who saved an archbishop and the coronation of Elizabeth of York

On this day in Tudor history, 25th November 1545, lawyer, member of Parliament, diplomat and ecclesiastical administrator, Sir Thomas Legh (Leigh), died. Legh was a faithful servant to King Henry VIII, but his work during the dissolution of the monasteries led to complaints against him and even rebellion. He was a vicious man, known for […]

24 November – The death of John Knox and the coronation procession of Elizabeth of York

| November 24, 2021

24 November – The death of John Knox and the coronation procession of Elizabeth of York

On this day in Tudor history, 24th November 1572, John Knox, the Scottish clergyman, famous Reformer , royal chaplain, and founder of Presbyterianism, died at his home in Edinburgh as his second wife, Margaret, read aloud from Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians. John Knox is known for bringing the Protestant reformation to the church […]