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Sir John Spelman

| January 26, 2019

Sir John Spelman

On this day in history, Sir John Spelman, Judge of Assize and law reporter died. He was buried at Narborough, Norfolk. Spelman is known for his reports of cases from 1502 to 1540, which included the proceedings against Cardinal Wolsey, Bishop Fisher, Sir Thomas More and Anne Boleyn. To mark the anniversary of Sir John […]

Sir John Spelman, Anne Boleyn and Lady Wingfield

| January 26, 2016

Sir John Spelman, Anne Boleyn and Lady Wingfield

Today is the anniversary of the death in 1546 of Sir John Spelman, judge of assize and law reporter. He was buried at Narborough, Norfolk. Spelman is known for his reports of cases from 1502 to 1540, which included the proceedings against Cardinal Wolsey, Lord Dacre, the Carthusian monks, Bishop Fisher, Sir Thomas More and […]