Person    | Male  Died 27/6/1556

John Derifall

Categories: Execution, Religion

John Derifall

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

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John Derifall

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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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Marian Martyrs executed at Smithfield

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...

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Sir Simon de Burley

Sir Simon de Burley

Soldier and then tutor to Prince Richard who would become Richard II. Burley stayed close to Richard, arranging his marriage for him.  Burley had great influence over the king, which was resented b...

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Elizabeth Pepper

Elizabeth Pepper

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

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Robert Lawrence

Robert Lawrence

Prior of Beauvale.  Executed at Tyburn.

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John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford

John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford

Born in Essex.  Caught supporting the wrong side when Edward IV assumed the throne, he was arrested and convicted of high treason which led to the loss of his head at Tower Hill.

Person, Execution, Politics & Administration

1 memorial