The Tudor Society

7 July – The Dudley Conspiracy and Plotters

On this day in Tudor history, 7th July 1556, in the reign of Queen Mary I, Henry Peckham and John Danyell were hanged, drawn and quartered after being found guilty of treason for their involvement in the Dudley Conspiracy.

But what was the Dudley Conspiracy? And who was involved in it? What happened?

I explain all in today's talk.

Further reading: "Two Tudor Conspiracies" by David Loades.

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