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Marian Martyrs executed at Smithfield

Categories: Execution, Religion

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' list.

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Marian Martyrs executed at Smithfield

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St Bartholomew's Hospital - Marian Martyrs

Being just outside the city walls this was considered a suitable spot for exe...

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Lord William Russell

Lord William Russell

Son of the 5th Earl Bedford. MP for Tavistock.  Convicted of being part of the Rye House Plot to assassinate the Catholic King Charles II and beheaded, eventually, in Lincoln's Inn Fields.  When th...

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1 memorial
Duke of Monmouth

Duke of Monmouth

Born James Scott (or Crofts or Fitzroy) at Rotterdam. Illegitimate son of King Charles II and Lucy Walter. He came to England in 1662 where he was created Duke of Monmouth. At the death of Charles ...

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2 memorials
Operation Anthropoid

Operation Anthropoid

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Event, Execution, Czechoslovakia

1 memorial
George Searles

George Searles

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

Person, Execution, Religion

1 memorial
John Denley

John Denley

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 ...

Person, Execution, Religion

1 memorial