26 May 1536 – The Lady Mary’s Letter to Cromwell

| May 26, 2013

26 May 1536 – The Lady Mary’s Letter to Cromwell

On 26th May 1536, a week after Anne Boleyn had been executed, Henry VIII’s eldest daughter, Mary, wrote to Thomas Cromwell from her household at Hunsdon. The purpose of her letter was to ask for Cromwell to intercede with her father on her behalf now that “that woman” was gone. The letter is damaged but […]