15th and 16th centuries

1461
Edward IV took possession in the Hall

1483
Richard III took possession in the Hall; last occasion of a king dispensing justice in King's Bench

1501
Disguisings upon arrival of Katherine of Aragon

1509
Coronation banquet of Henry VIII

1533
Coronation banquet of Anne Boleyn

1535
Trial of Thomas More

1538-40
Roof of the Hall repaired

1549
Last recorded feast other than a coronation feast

1551
Trial of Protector Somerset

1559
Coronation banquet of Elizabeth I

1606
Trial of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot conspirators

1641
Trial of the Earl of Strafford

1649
Trial of Charles I

1653-7
Inauguration of the Protectorate, 1657

1688
Trial of the seven bishops

Biographies

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Edward IV
Richard III
Katherine of Aragon
Henry VIII
Anne Boleyn
Thomas More
Protector Somerset
Elizabeth I
Guy Fawkes
Earl of Strafford
Charles I

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