Where's Wolsey? The remains of Henry VIII's advisor are believed to be lost somewhere in Leicester



One of the most prominent members of the court of King Henry VIII was buried here in Leicester - but exactly where remains a mystery to this day.
In a city that made headlines worldwide for its car park king, Richard III might not be the only historical figure to be discovered by archaeologists beneath Leicester.
As the history books attest, the mortal remains of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey have lain beneath the ruins of  Leicester Abbey since the winter of 1530.
Despite enjoying favour with Henry VIII as one of his leading political advisers, Wolsey’s position became precarious when he was... read more

 
8 December 2019 in Regional East, Views: 51
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