Tudor History with Claire Ridgway

5 July - A radical shoemaker

July 5, 2021

On this day in Tudor history, 5th July 1583, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, shoemaker John Copping was executed.

He'd been in trouble before due to his radical views, but what had he done this time?

Find out more about John Copping in this latest edition of #TudorHistoryShorts from historian Claire Ridgway.

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