fbpx
The Tudor Society

July 14 – A poisoned cardinal, and a Bible translator

On this day in Tudor history, 14th July 1514, in the reign of King Henry VIII, Cardinal Christopher Bainbridge died in Rome.

Who was this cardinal?

And who claimed to have poisoned him and why?

Find out more in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts...

And on this day in 1575, evangelical reformer and translator, Richard Taverner, died at Woodeaton in Oxfordshire. He was laid to rest in the parish church at Woodeaton.

Richard Taverner is mainly known for his Bible translation, "Taverner's Bible", but there is far more to him than that, including his time as Thomas Cromwell's chief propagandist.

Find out all about Richard Taverner's life and career...

Link to Taverner's Bible - https://archive.org/details/1539TavernerBible

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

July 14 – A poisoned cardinal, and a Bible translator