Person    | Male  Born 1498  Died 9/11/1538

Henry Courtenay, Earl of Devon

Grandson of King Edward IV. 1st Marquess of Exeter. Accused of Catholic loyalties when this was not in favour. Executed by decapitation with a sword on Tower Hill. We have taken his dates from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography; Wikipedia differs slightly.

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Henry Courtenay, Earl of Devon

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Tower Hill Martyrs - list

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