Born near Maidstone, son of the poet of the same name. Opposed the marriage of Queen Mary to Phillip of Spain, he marched on London in 1554 with 4,000 men of Kent but, failing, on 6 February, to gain entry to the City at Ludgate, he turned towards Temple Bar but was forced to surrender. Beheaded on Tower Hill.
Person | Male Born 1521 Died 11/4/1554
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Born Kassel, now in Germany. Aged 15 joined the Austrian army, served in the Napoleonic wars and rose rapidly. His suppression of revolutionaries in Italy and Hungary including flogging women and ...