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The 'rough wooing' described what action by Henry VIII?
The date was 1544-5
It followed the failure of attempts to marry Henry's son Edward to Mary, Queen of Scots
This Day in British History
28 July, 1540
Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard
On the same day, Thomas Cromwell was executed for alledgedly supporting a Lutheran alliance against Henry