Person    | Male  Born 1469  Died 22/6/1535

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.

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John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester

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Tower Hill Martyrs - list

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