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June 13 – George Neville, and fighting actors

On this day in Tudor history, 13th June 1535, courtier George Neville, 3rd Baron Bergavenny, died. He'd done well for himself in the reigns of King Richard III and Henry VII, but came undone in Henry VIII's reign.

What happened to George Neville?

Find out a bit more about him in this short video...

On this day in Tudor history, 13th June 1587, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, William Knell, an actor in "The Queen's Men" company of players, got into a fight with a fellow actor in Thame, Oxfordshire.

Find out more about Knell and his sad and rather violent end...

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June 13 – George Neville, and fighting actors