Saturday 28 July 2012, 10.00AM to 4:00pm
Discover the story behind Henry VIII’s visit to York in 1541, the thwarted plans of the corporation to welcome Henry in elaborate style and how he humiliated the city. The visit was also the setting for illicit trysts between Katherine Howard and Thomas Culpepper which led to her downfall and execution in 1542. This session will include an afternoon’s stroll following the route of York’s planned pageantry to welcome to the city.
Location: York Mansion House