17.5.11

Hot work on Tower Hill, May 17th, 1536

...Thousands upon thousands gathered on the balmy spring morning of May 17th, 1536 to see the five men accused of having cuckolded the King of England meet their fates on a tall scaffold on Tower Hill in London. The writer, Crispin de Milherve, waiting in the crowd near the scaffold was not alone when he later recalled, secretly, that all five “suffered a death they did not deserve.”... Garreth Russell, Confessions of a Ci-Devant via Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation

A quite interesting article.

Jhesu+Marie,
Brantigny

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