Thomas Cromwell, successor to Cardinal Wolsey. Later created Earl of Essex; executed for High Treason after his involvement in arranging Henry VIII's fifth marriage (Anne of Cleves)

Prince of Darkness: The truth about Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex, after Hans Holbein the Younger, early century - NPG 1727 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

A list of people buried at the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula inside the Tower of London.  Includes Bishop John Fisher, Sir Thomas More, George Boleyn, Queen Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, Queen Katherine Howard, and Lady Jane Gray among many others.

A list of people buried at the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula inside the Tower of London. Visited the Church and it is disturbing to think how many were buried there after execution.

Thomas Cromwell (1485–1540), 1st Earl of Essex, Chief Minister to Henry VIII  by Hans Holbein the younger

Thomas Cromwell Earl of Essex, Chief Minister to Henry VIII, style of Hans Holbein the Younger

Thomas Cromwell, Chancellor to Henry VIII and his chief minister, was executed on Tower Hill, London, for promoting the King's failed marriage to Anne of Cleves, on this day 28th July, 1540. Henry also married Catherine Howard, his fifth wife on the same day. Cromwell's Death Mask

Oliver Cromwell's Death Mask, this one at the Ashmolean. Several moulds exist. The National Portrait Gallery also has an Oliver Cromwell mask which closely resembles this one.

Canonbury Tower was the residence of Thomas Cromwell until his execution in 1540. Francis Bacon and Oliver Goldsmith also lived in the tower.

Canonbury Tower, London, home of Thomas Cromwell ( was an English lawyer and statesman who served as chief minister to King Henry VIII of England from 1532 to until his execution.

The political adviser, depicted in a sketch from 1530, was executed after failing to save the marriage of King Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves

Cromwell was a party animal who loved to entertain and gamble

Great art from Art Authority for iPad: George Nevill, Baron Bergavenny by Holbein, Hans the Younger

Thomas Cromwell, successor to Cardinal Wolsey. Later created Earl of Essex; executed for High Treason after his involvement in arranging Henry VIII's fifth marriage (Anne of Cleves)

Prince of Darkness: The truth about Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell, successor to Cardinal Wolsey. Later created Earl of Essex; executed for High Treason after his involvement in arranging Henry VIII's fifth marriage (Anne of Cleves)

Cromwell's Family Bible - 16th Century - In the margins appear the autographs of Anna Cromwell, Carina Cromwell, Henry Cromwell, Elizabeth Cromwell, and Richard Cromwell.

Cromwell's Family Bible - Century - In the margins appear the signatures of Anna Cromwell, Carina Cromwell, Henry Cromwell, Elizabeth Cromwell, and Richard Cromwell.

Thomas Cromwell, Chancellor to Henry VIII and his chief minister was executed on this day 28th July 1540. He was beheaded on Tower Hill for promoting the king's failed marriage to Anne of Cleves. Henry also married Catherine Howard, his fifth wife, on the same day.

Thomas Cromwell, Chancellor to Henry VIII and his chief minister was executed July He was beheaded on Tower Hill for promoting the king's failed marriage to Anne of Cleves. Henry also married Catherine Howard, his fifth wife, on the same day.

Ad Imaginem Dei: The Tale of Two Portraits – Thomas More and Thomas Cromwell

Portrait of Thomas Cromwell : Hans Holbein the Younger, c. oil on oak, 70 x 61 cm (Frick Collection, New York) Thomas Wyatt:.

Sir Thomas More by Holbein, c. 1527. Part of the Frick Collection in New York.

This "Collar of Esses" was used first in "The Tudors" and then again in "The Hollow Crown." It is a reproduction from the famous Hans Holbein portrait of Sir Thomas More.

Goodreads | Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1) by Hilary Mantel - Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

Wolf Hall (Wolf Hall, - Hilary Mantel - one of the best Tudor England books.

Thomas Cromwell, as portrayed by Holbein in c1533

Thomas Cromwell, as portrayed by Holbein in c1533

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