In part two of This Week in Tudor History for the week beginning 5th April, I talk about why Pope Paul IV branded Cardinal Pole a heretic and took away his legatine powers, before introducing you to a sea captain named Drake, but not Sir Francis Drake, and telling you about John Lumley, a baron who was involved with the Ridolfi Plot but kept his head, and a man who was recorded as owning a full-length portrait of Anne Boleyn.
--Contents of this video--
00:00 - Introduction
01:27 - 9th April 1557
02:59 - 10th April 1586
08:09 - 11th April 1609
9th April 1557 - Mary I's Archbishop of Canterbury, Cardinal Reginald Pole, had his legatine powers revoked by Pope Paul IV.
10th April 1586 - Death of sea captain Sir Bernard Drake, probably from gaol fever (typhus) at Crediton in Devon.
11th April 1609 - Death of conspirator, patron and collector, John Lumley, 1st Baron Lumley, at his London home.
Other Tudor events for these dates: