Person    | Male  Died 27/6/1556

Henry Adlington

Categories: Execution, Religion

Henry Adlington

Burnt at the stake in Bow (or possibly Stratford) for his Protestant beliefs.

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Henry Adlington

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Stratford Martyrs

The event on 27 June 1556 was a big draw: "These 11 men and 2 women were brou...

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