8th December 1542 - Birth of Mary Queen of Scots, daughter of James V and Marie de Guise, at Linlithgow Palace.

8th December 1542 - Birth of Mary Queen of Scots, daughter of James V and Marie de Guise, at Linlithgow Palace.

The Anne Boleyn Files Advent calendar - click here to use it.

The Anne Boleyn Files Advent calendar - click here to use it.

2nd December 1546 - Arrest of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. He was charged with improper heraldry after using the arms of his ancestor Edward the Confessor.

2nd December 1546 - Arrest of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. He was charged with improper heraldry after using the arms of his ancestor Edward the Confessor.

Lucy Churchill’s amazing replica of the 1534 Anne Boleyn Moost Happi Medal. Read how Lucy went about recreating it at The Reconstruction of The Moost Happi Medal by Lucy Churchill.

Lucy Churchill’s amazing replica of the 1534 Anne Boleyn Moost Happi Medal. Read how Lucy went about recreating it at The Reconstruction of The Moost Happi Medal by Lucy Churchill.

On 29th November 1530, Cardinal Wolsey died at Leicester Abbey while travelling to London to be tried for high treason. He’d been suffering from dysentery for a couple of weeks but his health had declined by 26th November and when he arrived at Leicester Abbey he told the Father Abbott “I ame come hether to leave my bones among you”.
See Cardinal Wolsey’s Final Words.

On 29th November 1530, Cardinal Wolsey died at Leicester Abbey while travelling to London to be tried for high treason. He’d been suffering from dysentery for a couple of weeks but his health had declined by 26th November and when he arrived at Leicester Abbey he told the Father Abbott “I ame come hether to leave my bones among you”.

See Cardinal Wolsey’s Final Words.

Statue of John Knox at Haddington in Scotland, his birthplace. The Scottish clergyman, famous Reformer and founder of Presbyterianism, died at his home in Edinburgh on 24th November 1572.

Statue of John Knox at Haddington in Scotland, his birthplace. The Scottish clergyman, famous Reformer and founder of Presbyterianism, died at his home in Edinburgh on 24th November 1572.

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23rd November 1503 - Death of Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy (Margaret of York), daughter of Richard, 3rd Duke of York, and sister of Edward IV and Richard III.

23rd November 1503 - Death of Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy (Margaret of York), daughter of Richard, 3rd Duke of York, and sister of Edward IV and Richard III.

23rd November 1585 - Death of Thomas Tallis, musician and composer at his home in Greenwich. He was buried in St Alfege’s Church, Greenwich, in the chancel.

23rd November 1585 - Death of Thomas Tallis, musician and composer at his home in Greenwich. He was buried in St Alfege’s Church, Greenwich, in the chancel.