What Happened on May 4, 1535

Historical Events

Execution

Five Carthusian monks from London Charterhouse monastery hung, drawn and quartered at Tyburn, London, for refusing to acknowledge Henry VIII as head of the Church of England

Famous Deaths

  • John Houghton, English monk, first of the Carthusian Martyrs, hung, drawn and quartered at the Tower of London
1535 Highlights

About May 4, 1535

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 487 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus