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Sir Thomas Wyatt

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Sir Thomas Wyatt - the Younger

 

The Wyatt Rebellion

Short Biography of the life of Sir Thomas Wyatt - Soldier, Courtier and Rebel
The following biography information provides basic facts about the life Sir Thomas Wyatt:

  • Nationality - English
 
 
 
  • Lifespan - 1521 - 1554
  • Family - Son of the famous poet Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 - 1542)
  • Education - Tutored at home
  • Career - Soldier, Courtier and Rebel
  • Famous for leading the Wyatt rebellion against the Catholic Queen Mary in favour of her Protestant sister Elizabeth

Facts & History about the life of Sir Thomas Wyatt - Soldier, Courtier and Rebel

 

The following are additional facts about the life and history of Sir Thomas Wyatt:

  • Born at Allington Castle, the son of the famous poet Sir Thomas Wyatt (referred to as the Elder)
  • Travelled to the Spanish court with his father who was threatened by the Spanish inquisition
  • Hated the Spanish
  • Served King Henry VIII as a squire and soldier
  • Knighted in 1547
  • Following the death of King Henry he took part in the uprising by the Duke of Northumberland, to put the Protestant Lady Jane Grey on the throne of England, but protested his loyalty to Queen Mary
  • Outraged at the plans of Queen Mary to marry Philip of Spain
  • Joined the Protestant conspiracy to replace Queen Mary with Princess Elizabeth
  • He raised 4000 men in Maidstone and marched on London
  • The majority of Londoners backed Queen Mary and the rebellion failed
  • Imprisoned and tortured in the Tower of London
  • He died a traitor's death on April 11th 1554 asserting that Elizabeth was not involved in the rebellion

Interesting Facts and Information about Elizabethan Times and Sir Thomas Wyatt
Some interesting facts and biography information about the History, Life & Times of Sir Thomas Wyatt

Famous Elizabethans - Sir Thomas Wyatt - Soldier, Courtier and Rebel
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Sir Thomas Wyatt - the Younger

  • Interesting Facts and information about Sir Thomas Wyatt in Elizabethan Times
  • Short Biography about the life of Sir Thomas Wyatt
  • Facts and History about Sir Thomas Wyatt
  • Major Figures during Elizabethan Times
  • Important accomplishments, dates and events in the life and history of Sir Thomas Wyatt
  • Elizabethan Soldier, Courtier and Rebel
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Sir Thomas Wyatt

 

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