In this day, 11 october 1542, was dead sir Thomas Wyatt. В этот день умер поэт и дипломат сэр Томас Уайетт.
In May 1536 Wyatt was imprisoned in the Tower of London for allegedly committing adultery with Anne Boleyn. He was released from the Tower later that year, thanks to his friendship or his father’s friendship with Thomas Cromwell, and he returned to his duties.
However, in 1541 he was charged again with treason and the charges were again lifted—though only thanks to the intervention of Henry’s fifth wife, Queen Catherine Howard. He was granted a full pardon and restored once again to his duties as ambassador and died on 11 October 1542 around the age of 39, while staying with his friend Sir John Horsey at Clifton Maybank House in Dorset. He is buried in nearby Sherborne Abbey