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#OTD in Tudor history – 5 May

A portrait of Sir Henry Sidney, sketch of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder and portrait of Anne Boleyn

On this day in Tudor history, 5th May, Sir Thomas Wyatt and Richard Page were arrested in the fall of Anne Boleyn; Agnes Tilney, Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, was pardoned and released following the fall of her step-granddaughter, Catherine Howard; a religious radical was executed in Calais; and Lord Deputy of Ireland Sir Henry Sidney died...

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