November 19 – A Catholic recusant and priest harbourer

| November 19, 2022

November 19 – A Catholic recusant and priest harbourer

On this day in Tudor history, 19th November 1587, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, an important member of the Catholic underground, Henry Vaux, died of what was probably consumption. The Catholic recusant and priest harbourer died at Great Ashby, the home of his sister, Eleanor Brooksby. Henry Vaux is a fascinating Tudor man. […]

19 November – Lord John Grey escapes execution and the death of Henry Vaux

| November 19, 2021

19 November – Lord John Grey escapes execution and the death of Henry Vaux

On this day in Tudor history, 19th November 1564, Lord John Grey, youngest son of Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset, died. He’s not the Lord John Grey of the wonderful Outlander series, but he is just as interesting. In Mary I’s reign, he was involved in a rebellion with his brothers, Lord Thomas Grey […]

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