Person    | Male  Died 11/5/1537

John Rochester

Categories: Execution, Religion

John Rochester

Monk at London Charterhouse. Exiled to the Charterhouse in Hull and then executed in York.

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John Rochester

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Carthusian martyrs

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Carthusian Martyrs

Carthusian Martyrs

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...

Group, Execution, Religion

2 memorials
Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell

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...

Person, Execution, Politics & Administration

5 memorials
Hugh Laverock

Hugh Laverock

Burnt at the stake in Bow (or possibly Stratford) for his Protestant beliefs. Lame. When in the flames he said to Apprice who was sharing the stake: "Hold on, John, it won't be for long: remember t...

Person, Execution, Religion

1 memorial
William, Lord Hastings

William, Lord Hastings

An important man in the court of Edward IV, rising to the position of Lord Chamberlain.  On the king’s death he supported his brother, the later Richard III, but something was not to Richard’s liki...

Person, Execution, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford

Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford

Born Chancery Lane.  An unpopular Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Supported Charles I against Parliament and so the Long Parliament impeached him and he was beheaded on Tower Hill.

Person, Execution, Politics & Administration

2 memorials