September 15 – An archbishop and taxman

| September 15, 2022

September 15 – An archbishop and taxman

On this day in Tudor history, 15th September 1500, in the reign of Henry VII, John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury, cardinal and Henry’s Lord Chancellor, died at the archbishop’s country residence of Knole in Kent. Archbishop Morton was not a very popular man due to his role in Henry VII’s financial policies. However, he died […]

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