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January 13, 1547

On January 13, 1547, the Earl of Surrey, Henry Howard was sentenced to death by Henry VIII of England. What got Henry Howard’s neck shortened? He added the arms of King Edward the Confessor to his coat of arms and Henry VIII thought the vain man wasn’t… Continue reading

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