Person    | Male  Born 13/4/1593  Died 12/5/1641

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.

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Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford

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Tower Hill Martyrs - list

{5 plaques, in total listing 27 names, each with their year of death, the fir...

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Westminster Hall - Wentworth

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