4 December – Murder made to look like suicide and the beginning of the end for Thomas Cranmer

| December 4, 2021

4 December – Murder made to look like suicide and the beginning of the end for Thomas Cranmer

On this day in Tudor history, 4th December 1514, merchant tailor and leading member of the Lollard community in London, Richard Hunne died while imprisoned in the Lollard’s Tower at St Paul’s. Hunne, who had been arrested for heresy in October 1514, was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his cell. The Bishop of London […]