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Sir Thomas Arundell
Birth: 1515
Death: Feb. 26, 1552

English aristocracy. Born the second son of Sir John Arundell of Lanherne and Lady Elizabeth Grey. He served as Sheriff of Dorsetshire from 1531 to 1532, and served Cardinal Wolsey as a gentleman of the Privy Chamber. He was invested as a Knight Bachelor on June 1, 1533 at the coronation of Anne Boleyn. Two years later, he made his fortune when he was appointed to the commission for the suppression of the monasteries. Sir Thomas was then appointed receiver-general of the Duchy of Cornwall. In 1550 he and his brother, John, were commited to the Tower of London, suspected of involvement with the Cornish uprising of 1549 and would face further face charges having to do with the fall of Protector Somerset. Sentenced to hang, what was considered the less degrading death by beheading was eventually allowed. (bio by: Iola) 
 
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Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula, Tower of London
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Greater London, England
 
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Originally Created by: Iola
Record added: Aug 06, 2006
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- Catherine Shelton
 Added: Jun. 28, 2014

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Feb. 26, 2014
RIP - my 12th Great Grandfather on my Dad's side of the family.
- SRS
 Added: Dec. 29, 2013
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