Thomas Cromwell (/ ˈ k r ɒ m w əl,-w ɛ l /; c. 1485 – 28 July 1540), briefly Earl of Essex, was an English lawyer and statesman who served as chief minister to King Henry VIII from 1534 to 1540, when he was beheaded on orders of the king, who later blamed false charges for the execution.
Thomas Cromwell, in full Thomas Cromwell, earl of Essex, Baron Cromwell of Okeham, (born c. 1485, Putney, near London—died July 28, 1540, probably London), principal adviser (1532–40) to England’s Henry VIII, chiefly responsible for establishing the Reformation in England, for the dissolution of the monasteries, and for strengthening the royal administration.
Baron Cromwell: Gregory Cromwell, 1st Baron Cromwell (c. 1520–1551) Henry Cromwell, 2nd Baron Cromwell (1538–1592) Edward Cromwell, 3rd Baron Cromwell (c. 1560–1607) Thomas Cromwell, 4th Baron Cromwell (1594–1653) (created 1st Viscount Lecale in 1624 and 1st Earl of Ardglass in 1645) Wingfield Cromwell, 5th Baron Cromwell (1624–1668)
Oliver Cromwell (* 25. April 1599 in Huntingdon ; † 3. September 1658 in Westminster ) war während der kurzen republikanischen Periode der englischen Geschichte Lordprotektor von England , Schottland und Irland .
Thomas fut, par le testament d’Henry, baron Seymour de Sudeley. Cependant, le désir le plus fervent de Thomas était de remplacer son frère comme Lord-protecteur. Bien que Thomas Seymour ait failli se marier à Mary Howard, duchesse de Richmond, il était toujours