2nd October 1538 - King Henry VIII steals the Friary

Henry_viii_plundering_the_churches.jpg On 2 Oct 1538 King Henry VIII, ‘the spot of blood and grease on the history of England’ took possession of Salisbury’s Friary and all its contents[1]

Pic: By Edgar Wilson “Bill” Nye [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


[1] Greyfriars Close, Salisbury « Salisbury, Wiltshire and Stonehenge, URL: /streetnames/greyfriars-close-salisbury

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