Reference Entry

Cromwell, Thomas, earl of Essex (b. in or before 1485, d. 1540), royal minister

Howard Leithead

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/6769

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Early life, c.1485-1520 | A London lawyer, 1520-1529 | Make or marre, 1529-1530 | Progress at court, 1531-1532 | Break from Rome, 1532-1534 | King's secretary, 1534-1536 | Enforcing the royal supremacy, 1534-1535 | The vicegerency and the monasteries, 1535-1536 | The destruction of Queen Anne, 1536 | Doctrinal debate and the Pilgrimage of Grace, 1536-1537 | Reform and reaction, 1538 | The governance of Ireland | The Scottish borders and Wales | March to the scaffold, 1538-1540 | Historiography | Assessment

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