On This Day In Tudor History

On This Day in Tudor History gives a day-by-day look at events from the Tudor era, including births, deaths, baptisms, marriages, battles, arrests, executions and more.

This must-have book for Tudor history lovers is perfect for:

  • Dipping into daily over your morning coffee
  • Using in the classroom
  • Trivia nights and quizzes
  • Finding out what happened on your birthday or special day
  • Wowing friends and family with your Tudor history knowledge
  • Researching the Tudor period

Written by best-selling Tudor history author Claire Ridgway, On This Day in Tudor History contains a wealth of information about your favourite Tudor monarchs, their subjects and the times they lived in.


31 July - A butcher kills a baron #shorts

On this day in Tudor history, 31st July 1549, Edmund Sheffield, 1st Baron Sheffield, was killed by a butcher during Kett's Rebellion in East Anglia.

What happened? Find out in this ...
edition of #TudorHistoryShorts from historian Claire Ridgway.

Other "on this day" events for 31st July:
July 31 - A young Elizabeth writes to Catherine Parr - https://youtu.be/6jSr01gFj0Y
July 31 - Henry Grey, father of Lady Jane Grey, is released from the Tower - https://youtu.be/pIwWLcPt6w4
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