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1540-1543 Catherine Howard and Cromwell's Execution

Catherine Howard

Execution of Thomas Cromwell

On 28 Jul 1540 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford Heytesbury 1503-1540 (37) was beheaded at Tower Hill. He, together with his chaplain, a Wiltshire clergyman named William Bird, Rector of Fittleton and Vicar of Bradford, who was suspected of sympathising with the pilgrims of grace of the north of England, was attainted by act of parliament. Hungerford was charged with employing Bird in his house as chaplain, knowing him to be a traitor; with ordering another chaplain, Hugh Wood, and one Dr. Maudlin to practise conjuring to detErmine the king's length of life, and his chances of victory over the northern rebels; and finally with committing offences forbidden by the Buggery Act 1533.

On 28 Jul 1540 Thomas Cromwell (55) was beheaded at Tower Hill.

Around 1625 based on a work of 1532.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl Essex 1485-1540.

Marriage of Catherine Howard

On 28 Apr 1540 Henry VIII (48) and Catherine Howard (17) were married at Oatlands Palace. Catherine Howard (17) was appointed Queen Consort England.

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39). Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44).

1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43).Miniature portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48).

Around 1525 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (33).

Trial of Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre

On 20 Jun 1541 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 (26) was tried for the murder of John Busbrig, servant of Nicholas Pelham 1517-1560 (24) on whose land they were poaching. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (68) was appointed Lord High Steward.

Around 1556 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (36). Portrait of Mary Neville Baroness Dacre Gilsland 1524-1576 (32) with an inset portrait of husband Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541.

On 29 Jun 1541 Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 (26) was hanged at Tyburn.

Catherine Howard Trial

On 01 Nov 1541 Henry VIII (50) received a warrant for Catherine's arrest from Archbishop Cranmer at Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Richmond.

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39). Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44).

1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43).Miniature portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48).

Around 1525 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (33).

On 07 Nov 1541 Catherine Howard (18) was interrogated by Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury (52) and John Gresham Lord Mayor (46) at Winchester Palace in Southwark. .

1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36). Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (43).

In 1544 Gerlach Flicke 1520-1558 (24). Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (54).

Catherine Howard Tyburn Executions

On 10 Dec 1541. At Tyburn ....
Francis Dereham (28) was hanged.
Thomas Culpepper 1514-1541 (27) was beheaded. He was buried at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, Holborn.

Catherine Howard Tower of London Executions

On 13 Feb 1542 Catherine Howard (19) and Jane Parker Viscountess Rochford 1505-1542 (37) were beheaded at Tower Green. Henry Howard 1516-1547 (26) attended. They were both buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London.

Around 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36). Drawing of Henry Howard 1516-1547 (17).

Around 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36). Drawing of Henry Howard 1516-1547 (17).

Around 1575 based on a work of 1546.Unknown Artist. After William Scrots 1517-1553. Portrait of Henry Howard 1516-1547. The Arms on his right Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk 1300-1338 Arms. On the left Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 Arms.

Around 1575 based on a work of 1546.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Henry Howard 1516-1547.

Battle of Solway Moss

On 24 Nov 1542 Malcolm Fleming 3rd Lord Fleming 1494-1547 (48) was captured at the Battle of Solway Moss.

On 25 Nov 1542 Thomas Wharton 1st Baron Wharton 1495-1568 (47) commanded the English forces at Battle of Solway Moss at Solway Moss. John Thynne 1515-1580 (27) fought. Of the Scottish army Malcolm Fleming 3rd Lord Fleming 1494-1547 (48), Gilbert Kennedy 3rd Earl Cassilis 1515-1558 (27) and Laurence Oliphant 3rd Lord Oliphant -1566 fought.

In 1544 Thomas Wharton 1st Baron Wharton 1495-1568 (49) was created 1st Baron Wharton for his success at the Battle of Solway Moss.