The Tudor Society
  • 15 February – Dastardly deeds in Tudor England

    In today’s video, I share an excerpt from my book “On This Day in Tudor History” about some dastardly deeds.

    It was on this day in 1551 that businessman Thomas Arden was finally successfully murdered after a few botched attempts on his life. The rather tall tale surrounding these attempts served as an inspiration for an Elizabethan play. Find out what happened, and how those involved in the crime were punished.

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