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John Denley

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John Denley

Person  Male  Died 8/8/1555

Categories: Execution, Religion

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.

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