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 February 21: Robert Southwell is Executed

Updated about 1 month ago.

Today in 1595 Robert Southwell was executed. He was a Jesuit priest who had been arrested three years earlier, had been tortured, and finally executed today. Though his family had always had Catholic leanings, they profited from the Suppression of the Monasteries