The Tudor Society

#OTD in Tudor history – 13 April

Holbein's sketch of Sir Thomas More and an engraving of Anne Howard, Countess of Arundel

On this day in Tudor history, 13th April, Sir Thomas More was summoned to swear his allegiance to the Act of Succession; John Brydges, 1st Baron Chandos of Sudeley, a man who was known as a rather lenient Lieutenant of the Tower of London when Elizabeth (I) was imprisoned there, died; and priest harbourer Anne Howard, Countess of Arundel, died...

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