5 February – Elizabeth was under investigation and the birth of Sir Henry Brooke

| February 5, 2022

5 February – Elizabeth was under investigation and the birth of Sir Henry Brooke

On this day in Tudor history, 5th February 1549, in the reign of King Edward VI, fifteen-year-old Elizabeth, the future Queen Elizabeth I, was summoned to appear before Sir Robert Tyrwhitt, who was keeping her under house arrest at Hatfield while the Crown investigated Thomas Seymour. Edward VI’s privy council were investigating whether Elizabeth was […]