16 September 1541 – Henry VIII and Catherine Howard enter York

| September 16, 2015

16 September 1541 – Henry VIII and Catherine Howard enter York

On this day in history, 16th September 1541, King Henry VIII and his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, entered the city of York through Walmgate Bar. This was the final stop on their royal progress to the North, a progress which appears to have had two main aims: A meeting between Henry and his nephew, James […]