Sir Henry Williams (1537 – 6 January 1604), also known as Sir Henry Cromwell, was a knight of the shire for Huntingdonshire during the reign of Elizabeth I. He was the grandfather of the Protector , Oliver Cromwell .
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.
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 Cromwell, primo conte di Essex (Putney, 1485 circa – Tower Hill, 28 luglio 1540), è stato un politico inglese. Servì come primo ministro di re Enrico VIII dal 1532 al 1540. Il Lord Protettore d'Inghilterra, Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658), discendeva dalla sorella di Thomas, Catherine Cromwell.
06/09/2022 · 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.
Henry VIII was born at Greenwich on 28 June 1491, the second son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. He became heir to the throne on the death of his elder brother, Prince Arthur, in 1502 and succeeded in 1509. In his youth he was athletic and highly intelligent. A contemporary observer described him thus: 'he speaks good French, Latin and Spanish; is very religious; heard three masses daily ...
23/09/2022 · Hilary Mantel, the two-time Booker Prize-winning British novelist best known for the books “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies,” has died. She was 70. Her death, which is believed to have been sudden, was confirmed by her publishers 4th Estate Books and HarperCollins U.K. on Friday afternoon local time. In an identical statement posted […]