Friday, February 13, 2015
Sir Walter Hungerford: Who Was the Man Executed With Cromwell?
In The Tapestry, I introduce a number of new characters. Some of them are from my imagination and some are from history. Among the latter is Sir Walter Hungerford, a man with a number of dark secrets. All readers of Tudor history know that Thomas Cromwell was executed in 1540. But not everyone realizes that Sir Water Hungerford was beheaded with him. The reasons why are a mystery to this day. I explore the life and crimes of Sir Walter here.