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The Tudor Society

June 28 – A poisoned Catholic earl and the end of a rebel baron

On this day in Tudor history, 28th June 1557, Philip Howard, 13th Earl of Arundel, was born at Arundel House, the Strand, London.

Arundel ended up being condemned to death for treason and dying of alleged poisoning in 1589, when he was just 32.

Let me tell you more about Arundel and his rather sticky end...

And on this day in 1497, in the reign of King Henry VII, Sir James Tuchet, 7th Baron Audley, was executed after rebelling against his king.

Find out how this baron got involved in a rebellion...

Also on this day in Tudor history, 28th June 1491, King Henry VIII was born at Greenwich Palace.

Find out more about Henry, his life and reign in this video...

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June 28 – A poisoned Catholic earl and the end of a rebel baron