The Tudor Society

#OTD in Tudor History – 27 January

A miniature of Sir Francis Drake and an engraving of the Gunpowder Plotters

On this day in history, 27th January, Protestant Bartholomew (Bartlet) Green was executed along with six others at Smithfield, explorer Sir Francis Drake died of dysentery off the coast of Panama, and the remaining Gunpowder Plotters were tried and found guilty...

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