Blog, Wolf Hall

Oh, THAT’S Where That Thing Went

Bibles play a significant role in Wolf Hall. We know Thomas Cromwell kept an illegal Bible, printed in English, in his home. He meets with a group of early Protestants who are smuggling religious writing into England -- and several of those men are burned at the stake for it.

Owning a Bible in Tudor England was no small thing. But owning a small Bible?