Person:Thomas Colepepper (1)

Thomas Colepepper
b.abt 1514
d.10 Dec 1541
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Name[1] Thomas Colepepper
Gender Male
Birth[2] abt 1514
Death[2] 10 Dec 1541
Reference Number? Q553362?

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Thomas Culpeper ( 1514 – 10 December 1541) was a courtier and close friend of Henry VIII, and related to two of his queens, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard. He is known to have had many private meetings with Catherine after her marriage, though these may have involved political intrigue only, as the one letter she is known to have written him does not seem to suggest intimacy. But under torture, he confessed to adultery, and both were beheaded for treason.

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  1. Bannerman, Bruce (ed.). The Visitation of Kent taken in the Year 1592. (Harleian Society, 1924), p. 92.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Thomas Culpeper, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  3.   Bannerman, William Bruce; Robert Cooke; and Thomas Benolte. The visitations of Kent, taken in the years 1530-1 by Thomas Benolte, and 1574 by Robert Cooke. (London: [Harleian Society], 1923), p. 8, p. 70.
  4.   Culpeper family, in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.