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Cromwell, Thomas (1485-1540) Earl of Essex, statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Essex (Also known as)
Surname: Cromwell
Forenames: Thomas
Gender: Male
Date: c1485-1540
Title: Earl of Essex
History: Statesman. Entered Parliament 1523. Oversaw Henry VIII's break with Rome 1533 and the dissolution of the monasteries. Lord Privy Seal 1537. Lord Great Chamberlain of England 1539. Accused of treason and executed 1540.
Biography: ODNB link for Cromwell, Thomas (1485-1540) Earl of Essex, statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275523 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P133071 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Thomas Cromwell
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
Henry VII-Charles I: Court of Requests: Miscellanea
The National Archives, Kew
2
1536-1698: Special Jurisdiction Miscellanea
The National Archives, Kew
3
letters
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
NRA 1325 Berington
4
misc corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
1532-40: misc papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
misc corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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