7 December – A rebel comes to a sticky end and the birth of Henry Stuart

| December 7, 2021

7 December – A rebel comes to a sticky end and the birth of Henry Stuart

On this day in Tudor history, 7th December 1549, rebel leader Robert Kett was hanged from the walls of Norwich Castle after being found guilty of treason. His brother William was hanged the same day, but from the steeple of Wymondham Church. In 1549, Kett was seen as a rebel and traitor who endangered the […]