12 December – A soldier who had to hide from Elizabeth I and London sympathises with the Earl of Surrey

| December 12, 2021

12 December –  A soldier who had to hide from Elizabeth I and London sympathises with the Earl of Surrey

On this day in Tudor history, 12th December 1595, Protestant Welsh soldier and author, Sir Roger Williams, died from a fever with his patron, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, at his side. He was buried at St Paul’s Cathedral. Williams served as a soldier in the Low Countries and France and was second in command […]