April 17 – A stolen head, an executed Jesuit and a jury thrown in prison

| April 17, 2022

April 17 – A stolen head, an executed Jesuit and a jury thrown in prison

On this day in Tudor history, 17 April 1554, in the reign of Queen Mary I, celebrations for the acquittal of a Tudor courtier led to the head of his fellow rebel being stolen. It was the head of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger. Find out what happened… On this day in 1595, or according […]

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