13 May 1536 – The Earl of Northumberland refuses to be bullied – The Fall of Anne Boleyn

| May 13, 2021

13 May 1536 – The Earl of Northumberland refuses to be bullied – The Fall of Anne Boleyn

On this day in Tudor history, 13th May 1536, Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland, a man who’d once planned to marry Anne Boleyn, got rather cross and exasperated with the king’s right-hand man, Thomas Cromwell. Northumberland refused to be bullied in any way and would not do what Cromwell wanted him to do. But what […]