Monk at London Charterhouse. Exiled to the Charterhouse in Hull and then executed in York.
Person | Male Died 11/5/1537
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The verse comes from "The Apocrypha: Prayer of Azariah, Chapter 1". We don't...
As lady-in-waiting to Anne of Cleves Catherine attracted Henry's ever-roving eye. Anne was dumped (via the annulment method) and the obese, 49-year old Henry married the 20-year old Catherine. Sh...
18 Carthusians were executed for refusing to accept Henry VIII as the head of the church of England. 16 were from London Charterhouse, including the prior John Houghton, and 2 from other English Ch...
John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester
Born Yorkshire. Opposed Henry VIII's self-appointment as head of the Church of England. Result: decapitation on Tower Hill.
Marian Martyrs executed at Smithfield
Queen Mary I (reigned 1553-8) earned the nickname 'Bloody Mary' for the persecution and execution of Protestants and other non-Catholics during her reign. Wikipedia lists abut 40 in an 'incomplete...
Born Putney. Executed on Tower Hill by order of Henry VIII, while Henry married Katherine Howard, wife number 5. Oliver Cromwell is descended from one of Thomas's sisters, whose husband changed hi...