Friday, March 20, 2015

History Trivia - Thomas Seymour executed

March 20

687 Saint Cuthbert, a shepherd and hermit who achieved fame as a holy man, healer, and bishop, died.

1345 Saturn/Jupiter/Mars-conjunction was thought to have been the caused the plague epidemic.

1549 Thomas Seymour was executed. Seymour had married Henry VIII's widow Katherine Parr and pursued the young princess Elizabeth without success. When his piratical activities were discovered he was arrested, tried, and executed.

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