1 May 1536 – King Henry VIII Leaves May Day Joust Unexpectedly

| May 1, 2011

1 May 1536 – King Henry VIII Leaves May Day Joust Unexpectedly

Although the King and Queen’s Progress to Dover, to inspect the new harbour and fortifications there, has been cancelled, everyone breathed a sigh of relief when it was announced that the traditional May Day joust was going ahead. With everything that is going on at court at the moment, it was thought that it would […]