29 December -Elizabeth I’s rogue and champion and Japanese Pirates

| December 29, 2021

29 December -Elizabeth I’s rogue and champion and Japanese Pirates

On this day in history, 29th December 1605, in the reign of King James I, forty-seven-year-old Tudor nobleman George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland was buried at Holy Trinity Church, Skipton, Yorkshire. Clifford was a courtier, naval commander, privateer, Elizabeth I’s champion and a man she called her “rogue”. Find out all about this Earl […]