This Day in History: 1345-09-08

On 8th September 1345, Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster, brother of the executed’ traitor’ Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and lord of Pontefract, made his will, appointing his son, Henry of Grosmont, as one of his six executors; he asked to be buried in the choir before the high altar in the church of the hospital he had founded in Leicester in 1330.