On this day in Tudor history, 6th June 1549, in the reign of King Edward VI, an army of rebels assembled at Bodmin in Cornwall. A town meeting was held, in which the rebels' demands were put forward.
These men were rebelling against the recent religious changes, particularly the new law concerning the Book of Common Prayer.
Trouble ensued and their grievances became a full-blown rebellion, the Prayer Book Rebellion. You can find out what happened next and how the rebellion ended in this video:
And on this day in 1597, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, musician William Hunnis died a natural death.
He was lucky as he could so easily have lost his head in Mary I's reign.
Find out a bit more about William Hunnis...
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