Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Final Day – Life in Exile

| January 25, 2015

For the final day of the virtual book tour for her book Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey, Adrienne is visiting The Tudor Society with a guest article about what life in exile was like for people like Catherine Carey and her husband Francis Knollys in the reign of Mary I. Click here to […]

The Execution of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer – 21st March 1556

| March 21, 2012

On this day in history, 21st March 1556, Archbishop Thomas Cranmer was burned at the stake in Oxford for heresy. His execution was a despicable act in that it was unlawful because Cranmer had actually recanted five times. He should have been absolved, but he wasn’t. On the day of his execution, Cranmer was ordered […]

The Execution of Thomas Cranmer

| March 21, 2010

Continued from “The Life of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer” to commemorate the execution of Cranmer on this day in history, the 21st March 1556. Treason and Death: On the 13th November 1553, Thomas Cranmer was found guilty of treason and condemned to death. He was then moved to Oxford’s Bocardo Prison in March 1554, along with […]