On 13th May 1536, Queen Anne Boleyn’s former beau, Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland, got very cross and rather exasperated with Thomas Cromwell.

Cromwell was trying to persuade Northumberland to help get the king’s marriage to Anne Boleyn annulled, but Northumberland was not going to confess to something that he’d already sworn wasn’t true.

What was all this about?

Let me explain…

And today’s normal “on this day” video is about the Battle of Langside and what led Mary, Queen of Scots, to go to battle against her half-brother, the Regent Moray, who was acting on behalf of her son, King James VI.

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