November 16 – Conspirator William Stafford and an alleged plot against Elizabeth I

| November 16, 2022

November 16 – Conspirator William Stafford and an alleged plot against Elizabeth I

On this day in history, 16th November 1612, William Stafford died. The date of his death may be out of the Tudor period, but he was an alleged Elizabethan conspirator and he was the second son of William Stafford, widower of Mary Boleyn, and the grandson of Ursula Pole, daughter of Margaret Pole, Countess of […]

16 November – The death of Charles Neville and the death of William Stafford

| November 16, 2021

16 November – The death of Charles Neville and the death of William Stafford

On this day in Tudor history, 16th November 1601, nobleman and rebel Charles Neville, 6th Earl of Westmorland, died while in exile at Nieuwpoort in Flanders. Westmorland had fled into exile following the failure of the Northern Rebellion, a plot to release Mary, Queen of Scots, from prison and to overthrow Elizabeth I. He didn’t […]

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