The Tudor Society

#OTD in Tudor history – 6 May

Title page of The Great Bible and a portrait of Henry VIII

On this day in history, Edmund Beaufort was executed, bringing the male Beaufort line to an end; Sir James Tyrell, a man who allegedly confessed to murdering the Princes in the Tower, was executed; Anne Boleyn allegedly wrote a letter from the Tower; and Henry VIII ordered The Great Bible "to be had in every churche"...

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