On This Day

April 1534 in History

Events in History


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Apr 15 Thomas Cromwell is appointed Chief Secretary to King Henry VIII of England

Lawyer and Statesman Thomas Cromwell
Lawyer and Statesman
Thomas Cromwell
King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
  • Apr 17 Sir Thomas More confined in the Tower of London

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 7 Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 20 Elizabeth Barton [St Magd van Kent], English nun, prophet and only woman whose head was on a spike on London Bridge, hanged for treason