July 21 – The Isle of Wight comes under attack

| July 21, 2022

July 21 – The Isle of Wight comes under attack

On this day in Tudor history, 21st July 1545, in the reign of King Henry VIII, French forces landed on the Isle of Wight in an attempt to invade the island, which lies off the south coast of England. In the video and transcript below, I share contemporary accounts of what happened – what the […]