Burnt at the stake in Bow (or possibly Stratford) for his Protestant beliefs.
Person, Religion, Execution
The code name for the assassination of SS-Obergruppenführer and General der Polizei, Reinhard Heydrich. This was the only only targeted killing of a top-ranking Nazi. The operation was carried out...
Event, Execution, Czechoslovakia
Burnt at the stake in Bow (or possibly Stratford) for his Protestant beliefs. Blind. Shared a stake with Laverock who chatted with him during their ordeal.
Jacobite. Taken prisoner at the Battle of Culloden. Tried and beheaded on the Tower Hill scaffold.
Person, Armed Forces, Execution, Scotland
Monk at London Charterhouse. Nephew of the Richard Beere who was Abbot of Glastonbury. Became a Carthusian in February 1523. Taken to Newgate Prison, chained and left to starve to death though ther...
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Born: 18/7/1918, 101 years ago
Person, Peace, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Seriously Famous, South Africa
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