The Tudor Society

6 July – The deaths of two important Tudors

More and Edward VIOn this day in history, two important Tudors died: Sir Thomas More was beheaded on 6th July 1535 for high treason for denying the King's supremacy, and fifteen year-old King Edward VI died on 6th July 1553 of natural causes at Greenwich Palace.

Here's some further reading about these two Tudors:

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