The Tudor Society

#OTD in Tudor history – 7 July

Portrait of Mary I

On this day in Tudor history, 7th July, Henry VIII's eldest daughter, Mary, heard of her half-brother Edward VI's death; Henry Peckham and John Danyell were hanged, drawn and quartered for their involvement in the Dudley Conspiracy; and William Turner, "father of English botany and of ornithology", died...

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