mobile nav

Subject

John Denley

Picture source

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

John Denley

Person  Male  Died 8/8/1555

Categories: Religion, Execution

Protestant martyr. He was believed to have been a Baptist, which was rather dangerous in the reign of Mary I. Whilst returning from a visit to Maidstone, he was stopped by Edmund Tyrell, a justice of the peace and a zealous hunter of heretics. Denley was searched and was found to be carrying a personal statement of his faith. He was arrested, sent for trial in London and subsequently burnt at the stake in Uxbridge.

Go to map of other memorials in this area

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
John Denley

Information Commemorated at

50245

Lynch Green Martyrs

This stone was erected in 1955 in memory of Robert Smith, John Denley & Patri...

Read More