30 September 1544 – Henry VIII Returns from Boulogne Triumphant

| September 30, 2013

30 September 1544 – Henry VIII Returns from Boulogne Triumphant

On this day in history, 30th September 1544, King Henry VIII returned to England after his victory in Boulogne. The French forces had surrendered on 13th September after a siege which had lasted from 19th July. Edward Hall records the campaign in his chronicle: “The fourtene day of July the kynges maiestie in his royall […]