In the second part of "This Week in Tudor History" for 25-31 January, I talk about events that happened on 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st January in the reigns of the Tudor monarchs. Find out more about the following Tudor people and events.
28th January 1501 - The death of politician and administrator, John Dynham, 1st Baron Dynham, who managed to move smoothly from service to the Yorkists to Henry VII's service, and who survived the falls of his brother-in-law and stepson.
29th January 1559 - The death of Sir Thomas Pope, guardian of Princess Elizabeth (Elizabeth I), founder of Trinity College, Oxford, MP and privy councillor, and a man who handled correspondence regarding a potential marriage match between Elizabeth and Eric XIV of Sweden.
30th January 1520 - The birth of MP, Protestant, landowner and administrator, Sir William More, whose long list of offices in Elizabeth I's reign included Master of Swans! He was very well respected by Queen Elizabeth I.
31st January 1547 - The official proclamation of the death of King Henry VIII and the accession of his nine-year-old son, Edward, as King Edward VI.
Other Tudor events for these dates:
The photo of the tapestry linked to Dynham can be found at https://images.metmuseum.org/CRDImages/cl/original/DT345346.jpg