9 May 1509 – Henry VII’s body was taken to St Paul’s

| May 9, 2015

9 May 1509 – Henry VII’s body was taken to St Paul’s

On this day in 1509, the body of Henry VII was taken from Richmond Palace to St Paul’s. Here’s an account by James Peller Malcolm (1767-1815) in Londinium redivivum:- “On the 9th of May, 1509, the body of Henry VII. was placed in a chariot, covered with black cloth of gold, which was drawn by […]