Thomas Cromwell

Lawyer and Statesman Thomas Cromwell

Profession: Lawyer and Statesman


Biography: Served as chief minister to King Henry VIII of England from 1532-1540.

Birthplace: Putney, England

Died: July 28, 1540
Cause of Death: Execution by

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  • 1534-04-15 Thomas Cromwell is appointed Chief Secretary to King Henry VIII of England
  • 1536-04-21 Thomas Cromwell begins to plot Anne Boleyn's downfall while feigning illness
  • 1540-06-10 Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminster
  • 1540-06-29 Former Lord Privy Seal and Chancellor of the Exchequer of England Thomas Cromwell indicted as a heretic

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