Sir William Butts

| November 22, 2014

Sir William Butts

Today marks the anniversary of the death of Sir William Butts, Henry VIII’s trusted physician, on 22nd November 1545. He died at Fulham Manor, Middlesex, after suffering from a “dooble febre quartanz”, a form of malaria. Butts was buried in a tomb against the south wall of All Saints Church, Fulham, but his tomb and […]

Sir William Butts, Royal Physician

| November 22, 2013

Sir William Butts, Royal Physician

On 22nd November 1545, Henry VIII’s trusted physician, Sir William Butts, died at Fulham Manor, Middlesex, after suffering from a “dooble febre quartanz”, a form of malaria. Butts acted as a royal physician at the court of Henry VIII from 1528 until his death. His patients included the King himself, queens Anne Boleyn and Jane […]

22nd November 1545 – Death of Sir William Butts, Henry VIII’s Physician

| November 22, 2011

22nd November 1545 – Death of Sir William Butts, Henry VIII’s Physician

On this day in history, 22nd November 1545, Henry VIII’s trusted physician, Sir William Butts, died at Fulham Manor, Middlesex, after suffering from a “dooble febre quartanz” – sounds nasty! Sir William Butts acted as a royal physician at the court of Henry VIII from 1528 until his death. His patients included the King himself, […]