In part 1 of This Week in Tudor History for the week beginning 5th April, I will be talking about King James VI of Scotland's journey from Edinburgh to London, following his accession to the throne of England as James I; the life and career of Henry Stafford, Earl of Wiltshire, who managed to avoid the awful fates of his father and brother despite his Plantagenet blood; the death of King Charles VIII of France after hitting his head on a lintel, and the accession of King Louis XII, and finally Magdalen Browne, Viscountess Montagu, patron of Catholics and a woman whose properties were Catholic safe houses in Elizabeth I's reign.
--Contents of this video--
00:00 - Introduction
00:30 - 5 April 1603
04:22 - 6th April 1523
07:10 - 7th April 1498
09:00 - 8th April 1608
5 April 1603 - King James VI/James I left Edinburgh to travel to London after hearing of the death of Queen Elizabeth I and his accession.
6th April 1523 - Death of Henry Stafford, Earl of Wiltshire, son of Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and brother of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, who were both executed for treason.
7th April 1498 - Death of King Charles VIII of France after hitting his head on a lintel at the Château d'Amboise, and the accession of King Louis XII.
8th April 1608 - Death of Magdalen Browne (née Dacre), Viscountess Montagu, following a stroke she had suffered in that January.
Other Tudor history events for those dates: