On this day in history, Wednesday 4th October 1536, there was trouble in Horncastle, Lincolnshire. This was part of what we know as the Lincolnshire Rising which, in turn, was part of the Pilgrimage of Grace rebellion.
You can read more about the trouble in Horncastle by clicking here, but we also have the following resources:
- A timeline of the 1536 Pilgrimage of Grace rebellion giving details on the key events - click here.
- An article on the rebellion by Sarah Bryson - click here.
- What's in a name?: The Pilgrimage of Grace by Stephanie A. Mann, an article from Tudor Life Magazine
- 20 October 1536 – The Surrender of Pontefract Castle - an article
- 3 December 1536 – A king’s pardon for the Pilgrimage of Grace rebels - an article.
- 12 July 1537 – The execution of Robert Aske - an article.