One leader of the uprising – Thomas Flamank of Bodmin

Tudor portrait of Thomas Flamank
Portrayans a Thomas Flamank

Hello all, here is Thomas Flamank.

Thomas Flamank was a lawyer and a former MP from Bodmin in Cornwall.

With the blacksmith Michael Joseph from St Keverne, he led an army to London to protest against taxes and the closure of the Cornish Stannary Parliament..

Joseph and Flamank fought a large battle against the army of King Henry of England.

When he lost, he was captured and killed in brutal fashion.

Sleep well, Thomas Flamank, take care.

Written, translated and filmed by Mike Chappell

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