Person    | Male  Born 1485  Died 28/7/1540

Thomas Cromwell

Born Putney. Executed on Tower Hill by order of Henry VIII, while Henry married Katherine Howard, wife number 5.

Oliver Cromwell is descended from one of Thomas's sisters, whose husband changed his name to Cromwell.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Thomas Cromwell

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Drapers' Hall

Drapers' Hall On this site, once part of the Augustine Priory, Thomas Cromwel...

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Imperial Hotel - statue 01 - Cromwell

The fur collar, the cap . . . Surely this statue is the man in the Cromwell p...

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Imperial Hotel - statue 12 - Cromwell

The fur collar, the cap . . . Surely this statue is the man in the Cromwell p...

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Thomas Cromwell - SW15

The plaque fails to explain why it is on this particular spot.  Cromwell's fa...

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Tower Hill Martyrs - list

{5 plaques, in total listing 27 names, each with their year of death, the fir...

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