4 October – A recantation and a rebellion

| October 4, 2016

4 October – A recantation and a rebellion

On this day in 1536, there was trouble in Horncastle, Lincolnshire. This was part of what we know as the Lincolnshire Rising which, in turn, was part of the Pilgrimage of Grace rebellion. Read more… On this day in 1556, Sir John Cheke, one-time tutor to Edward VI, Secretary of State for Lady Jane Grey […]

4 October in Tudor History: Trouble in Lincolnshire and a Public Recantation

| October 4, 2014

4 October in Tudor History: Trouble in Lincolnshire and a Public Recantation

4 October in Tudor history saw two interesting events: trouble in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, in 1536 which led to the Pilgrimage of Grace rebellion, and in 1556 Sir John Cheke, one time tutor to Edward VI, Secretary of State for Lady Jane Grey and the first Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge University, making a public […]

4th October 1536 – The Lincolnshire Rising and Trouble at Horncastle

| October 4, 2011

4th October 1536 – The Lincolnshire Rising and Trouble at Horncastle

On this day in history, Wednesday 4th October 1536, there was trouble in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, part of what we know as the Lincolnshire Rising which, in turn, was part of the Pilgrimage of Grace rebellion. Dr Raynes, the chancellor of the Bishop of Lincoln, who was staying nearby at Bolingbroke, after having held a session […]