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23 June – A doctor and mathematician

23rd June is the anniversary of the baptism of Thomas Hood, a Tudor doctor and mathematician, on 23rd June 1556, in the reign of Mary I.

Find out about this talented Tudor man in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts...

On this day in Tudor history, 23rd June 1576, painter and miniaturist, Levina Teerlinc, died at Stepney in London.

Teerlinc was court painter to Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I, and was a prolific artist. Find out more about Levina Teerlinc and her work...

Also on this day in history, 23rd June 1509, King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon processed through the streets of London dressed in their finery in their coronation ceremony.

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23 June – A doctor and mathematician