27 April 1536 – Something’s afoot at Henry VIII’s court

| April 27, 2017

On 27th April 1536, three days after commissions of oyer and terminer had been set up by Thomas Audley, writs were issued summoning Parliament to meet on 8th June and a letter was sent to Archbishop Cranmer asking him to attend Parliament. “Why should we see this as a sign that something is afoot?”, you […]