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Thomas Cromwell

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The Earl o Essex

Laird Great Chamberlain
In office
17 Aprile 1540 – Juin 1540
MonarchHenry VIII
Precedit biJohn de Vere, 15th Earl o Oxford
Succeedit biRobert Radcliffe, 1st Earl o Sussex
Govrenor o the Isle o Wight
In office
2 November 1538 – Juin 1540
MonarchHenry VIII
Precedit biSir James Worsley
Succeedit biVacant
Laird Privy Seal
In office
2 Julie 1536 – Juin 1540
MonarchHenry VIII
Precedit biThomas Boleyn
Succeedit biWilliam Fitzwilliam
Master o the Rows
In office
8 October 1534 – 10 Julie 1536
MonarchHenry VIII
Precedit biJohn Taylor
Succeedit biChristopher Hales
Principal Secretar
In office
Aprile 1534 – Aprile 1540
MonarchHenry VIII
Precedit biStephen Gardiner
Succeedit biThomas Wriothesley
Chancellor o the Exchequer
In office
12 Aprile 1533 – Juin 1540
MonarchHenry VIII
Precedit biJohn Bourchier
Succeedit biJohn Baker
Personal details
Bornc. 1485
Putney, Surrey
Dee'd28 July 1540 (aged 54–55)
Tower Hill, Lunnon
Restin placeChapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula, Touer o London, Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick
51°30′31″N 0°04′37″W / 51.508611°N 0.076944°W / 51.508611; -0.076944
Spoose(s)Elizabeth Wyckes
BairnsGregory Cromwell, 1st Baron Cromwell
ParentsWalter Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl o Essex, KG (/ˈkrɒmwəl/ or /ˈkrɒmwɛl/;[1] c. 1485 – 28 Julie 1540), wis an Inglish lawyer an statesman who served as chief meenister tae King Henry VIII o Ingland frae 1532 tae 1540.

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  1. "Cromwell". Collins English Dictionary. HarperCollins. Retrieved 18 December 2013.