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#OTD in Tudor history – 4 July

Miniature of a man thought to be Gregory Cromwell and an engraving of William Byrd

On this day in Tudor history, 4th July, reformer and theologian John Frith was burnt at the stake for heresy; Gregory Cromwell, 1st Baron Cromwell, died of sweating sickness; and Elizabethan composer William Byrd died...

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