15 December – The death of Thomas Parry and the burial of Cardinal Reginald Pole

| December 15, 2021

15 December – The death of Thomas Parry and the burial of Cardinal Reginald Pole

On this day in Tudor history, 15th December, 1560, Comptroller of the Household to Elizabeth I and Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire, Thomas Parry died. The Spanish ambassador claimed that Parry had died of “sheer grief”. He was buried at Westminster Abbey. Parry had served Elizabeth since 1547 and was a loyal servant and friend. So […]