The Tudor Society
  • October 16 – Cardinal William Allen

    On this day in Tudor history, 16th October 1594, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Cardinal William Allen died at his home in the via Monserrato, Rome, while in exile. He was buried in Rome, in the English College’s Church.

    Allen founded the English Colleges at Douai and Reims and helped found the one at Rome, and supported a Spanish invasion of England.

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