The Tudor Minute

With the Tudor Minute you get daily bites of live from 16th century England. Created by the Renaissance English History Podcast, one of the longest running indie history podcasts, these bite size snippets provide a quick dose of Tudor any time of the day.

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Tudor Minute October 26: Geoffrey Pole gets questioned...

Updated about 29 days ago.

Today in 1538 Geoffrey Pole was interrogated in the Tower. Geoffrey Pole was the fourth son of Sir Richard Pole and Margaret Pole, the Countess of Salisbury. She was the daughter of the Duke of Clarence, and Edward IV’s niece, and as such the family found themselves at the center of plots, and rallying in favor of the Catholic church when Henry was setting up the Church of England with himself as the head.