Sir Henry Sidney – Lord Deputy of Ireland (1565-1578)

Sir Henry Sidney – Lord Deputy of Ireland (1565-1578)

Flodden to Penshurst   Sir Henry’s father William Sidney was one of Henry VIII’s courtiers, born in 1482 and knighted after the battle of Flodden in 1513. Sir William married to Anne Pagenham and his son Henry was born on 20th July 1529, at a time...