May 1 – A May Day joust ends abruptly for Henry VIII and Henry Norris, May Day in Tudor times and more

| May 1, 2022

May 1 – A May Day joust ends abruptly for Henry VIII and Henry Norris, May Day in Tudor times and more

This day in 1536 was the day of the annual May Day joust. All seemed normal and happy, and nobody watching could have known that the leaders of the challengers and defenders would soon be imprisoned. Find out what happened at the joust at Greenwich, and what happened when the king left abruptly with his […]