Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder

| October 11, 2010

Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder

On this day in history, 11th October 1542, Tudor poet, Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder, died at Sherborne in Dorset. Wyatt was just 39 years old at his death but his poetry, and that of his friend, Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, is still enjoyed the world over today, although the majority of his work […]

Circa Regna Tonat – About the Throne the Thunder Rolls

| May 5, 2010

Circa Regna Tonat – About the Throne the Thunder Rolls

On the Friday 5th May 1536, the final arrests in the coup against Anne Boleyn were made1 – Sir Thomas Wyatt, the poet, being one of them. Sir Thomas Wyatt and Anne Boleyn Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 11th October 1542) was a poet and diplomat. He was born in around 1503 at Allington Castle, Kent, […]