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THE NAMES OF THE PRIESTS AND LAY CATHOLICS, WHO SUFFERED DEATH FOR
RELIGIOUS MATTERS, FROM THE YEAR 1577, TILL THE END
OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.
Thomas Alfield, pr. Tyburn,
Cuth. Maine, pr. Launceston, 23 Thomas Webley, layman, do. 108
Hugh Taylor, pr. York,
Marmaduke Bowes, gent. do. ib.
John Nelson, pr. Tyburn,
T. Sherwood, gent. do.
Ed. Stransham, pr. Tyburn,
H. Moor, gent. Linc. Inn Fields, 132 Polydore Plasden, pr. do.
Thomas Holford, alias, Acton, pr.
Brian Lacy, gent.
133 John Mason, layman, do.
J. Clarkson, pr. near Hunslow, 131 Sydney Hodgson, layınan, do. ib.
Thos. Felton, gent.
Richard Leigh, pr. Tybarn,
Edward Shelly, gent. do.
137 Wm. Pattenson, pr. Tyburn,
Richard Martin, layman, do. ib. Thomas Pormort, pr. St. Paul's
Richard Flower, layman, do.
ib. Church yard,
John Roch, layman, do.
ib. Robert Ashton, gent. Tyburn, ib.
Margaret Ward, gentlewoman, do. ib.
William Way, pr Kingston,
Robert Wilcox, pr. Canterbury, ib. Edw. Waterson, pr. Newcastle,
Ed. Campian, pr. do.
ib. James Bird, gent. Winchester, 176
Chris. Buxton, pr.
ib. Antony Page, pr. York,
R. Widmerpool, gent.
142 Joseph Lampton, pr. Newcastle, 177
Ralph Crockett, pr. Chichester, 143 William Davies, pr. Beaumaris, ib.
Edward James, pr.
John Robinson, pr. Ipswich,
Wm. Hartley, pr. near the Theatre, 144 John Speed, layman, Durham, 183
J. Weldon, pr. Mile's End Green, ib Wm. Harrington, pr. Tyburn, ib.
Rich. Williams, pr. Holloway, 145 John Cornelius, alias Mohun, pr. S. J.
R. Sutton, schoolmaster, Clerkenwell, ib. Dorchester,
Jobn Hewitt, pr. York,
ib. Thos. Bosgrave, gent. do.
Edward Burden, pr. do.
ib. John or Terence Carey, layman,
Wm. Lampley, layman, Gloucester, 146 Dorchester,
Patrick Salmon, layman,
John Bost, pr. Durham,
John Amias, pr. York,
ib. John Ingram, pr. Newcastle, 189
Robert Dalby, pr. do.
ib. George Swallowell, a converted minis-
George Nichols, pr. Oxford,
147 ter, Darlington,
Richard Yaxley, pr. do.
148 Ed. Osbaldeston, pr. York,
Thos. Belson, gent. pr. do.
Humph. Prichard, layman, do. ib.
Wm. Spencer, pr. York,
152 Robert Southwell, pr. S. J. Tyburn, 194
Rob. Hardesty, layman, do.
ib. Alex. Rawlins, pr. York,
Henry Walpole, pr. S. J. do. 201
William Freeman, pr. Warwick,
Chris. Bayles, pr. Fleet-street, ib
Nich. Horner, layman, Smithfield, 153
A. Blake, layman, Gray's Inn Lane, ib. George Errington, gent. York, 210
Miles Gerard, pr. Rochester, 154 William Knight, yeoman, do. ib.
Francis Diconsin, pr. do.
ib. William Gibson, yeoman,
Edw. Jones, pr. Fleet-street, ib. Henry Abbot, yeoman, do.
Ant. Middleton, pr. Clerkenwell, ib.
Edmund Duke, pr. Durham,
Richard Hill, pr.
William Andleby, pr. York, 211
John Hog, pr. Durham,
Thos. Warcop, gent.
Richard Holiday, pr. do.
Edward Fulthorp, gent. do.
Robert Thorp, pr. York,
Thos. Watkinson, yeoman, do.
ib. John Britton, gent. York,
Monford Scot, pr. Fleet-street, 158 Peter Snow, pr. do.
George Beesely, pr. do.
ib. Ralph Grimston, gent. do.
Roger Diconson, pr. Winchester, 159 John Jones, alias Buckley, pr. O. S. F.
Ralph Milner, layınan, do.
ib. St. Thomas's Watering,
Wil. Pikes, layman, Dorchester, 160 Chris. Robinson, pr. Carlisle, 215
Edmund Genings, pr. Gray's Inn
Richard Horner, pr. York,
Swithin Wells, gent. do.
John Lion, yeoman, Okeham, 216, Roger Filcock, pr. S. J. do. 233
Jas. Doudal, merchant, Exeter, ib. Ann Line, gentlewoman, do.
Thurston Hunt, pr. Lancaster,
Robert Middleton, pr. do.
Chris. Wharton, pr. York,
ib. Nich. Tichburn, gent. Tyburn, ib.
J. Rigby, gent., S. T. Watering, 217 Tho. Hackshot, layman, do.
Thomas Sprott, pr. Lincoln, 223
Thomas Hunt, pr.
Robert Nutter, pr. Lancaster, 225 James Harrison, pr. York,
Edward Thwing, pr. do.
226 | Antony Battie, or Bates, gent. do. ib.
Thomas Palasor, pr. Durham, 227|J. Duckett, bookseller, Tyburn, ib.
John Norton, gent.
ib. Thomas Tichburn, pr. Tyburn, 239
John Talbot, gent.
ib. Robert Watkinson, pr.
Francis Page, pr. S. J. do.
John Pibush, pr. St. Tho. Water-
229 William Richardson, alias Anderson,
Mark Barkworth, alias Lambert, pr. pr. Tyburn,
0. S. B. Tyburn,
As the names and number of other catholics, as well of the clergy as of the laity,
who, under this same reign, were either deprived of their livings, or suffered loss of
their estates, imprisonments, banishments, &c., for their religion; it is impossible to
set them all down. Dr. Bridgewater, in a table published at the end of Concertatio
Ecclesiæ Catholicae, gives us the names of about twelve hundred, who had suffered in
this manner. before the year 1588; that is, before the greatest heat of the persecution;
and yet declares, that he is far from pretending to have named all, but only such
whose sufferings had come to his knowledge. In this list, there are three archbishops
(taking in two of Ireland); bishops consecrated, or elected, eighteen; one abbot ;
four whole convents of religious; thirteen deans; fourteen archdeacons; sixty, pre-
pendaries; five hundred and thirty priests; forty-nine doctors of divinity; eighteen
doctors of the law; and fifteen masters of colleges; one queen ; eight earls ; ten lords ;
twenty-six knights; three hundred and twenty-six gentlemen; and about sixty ladies
and gentlewomen. Many of these died in prison; and several under sentence of
We shall here add, by way of conclusion of this first part, the names of those (who
were not executed,) whose sufferings for religion are briefly touched on in our memoirs.
Ailworth, an Irish gentleman, perishes in prison.
Arundel, Sir John, is cast into prison,
Arundel, Philip, Earl of, died in prison under sentence of death.
Barnet, Mr., is condemned to die.
Bennet, John, priest, is imprisoned and tortured, and at last sent into banishment.
Bishop, William, priest, is imprisoned, and afterwards banished.
Bosgrave, James, priest, S. J. is sentenced to death, afterwards banished.
Canfield, Bennet, capuchin, imprisoned, afterwards banished.
Catholics, prisoners in York castle, dragged to protestant sermons.
Chaplain, William, priest, dies in prison.
Clifton, Thomas, priest, is condemned to perpetual imprisonment.
Cooper, John, perishes through cruel treatment in the Tower.
Colins, John, bookseller, condemned to die.
Cornish gentlemen cast into a premunire.
Cotesmore, Thomas, priest, perishes in prison.
Crowthar, Thomas, priest, dies in prison.
Dymock, Esq., champion of England, perishes in prison.
Feckenham, abbot of Westminster, dies in prison.
Fenn, Robert, priest, suffers prisons, racks, and banishment for his faith.
Harrison, John, priest, dies in prison.
Hart, John, priest, is condemned with father Campion, is cruelly used in prison, and
Hatton, Richard, priest, is condemned to perpetual imprisonment.
Holmes, Robert, priest, perishes in prison.
Hunt, Eleanore, is sentenced to die for harbouring a priest.
Jenks, Roland, is condemned to lose his ears.
Jetter, John, priest, dies in prison.
Lancashire gentlemen imprisoned for religion.
Lomax, James, priest, perishes in prison.
Maskew, Bridget, is condemned to be burnt.
Mettham, Thomas, priest, S. J., dies in prison.
Northumberland, Henry Piercy, earl, is murdered in the Tower.
Norton, Mrs., is sentenced to death for relieving a priest.
Orton, Mr., is condemned with father Campion, afterwards banished.
Pounds, Thomas, Esq., a great sufferer for catholic religion.
Pole, Edward, priest, dies in prison.
Priests, seventy, banished in 1585.
more banished in 1603.
thirty committed prisoners to Wisbich castle.
Pugh, John, is condemned to die for his religion.
Pugh, Henry, gent., is cruelly tortured.
Rishton, Edward, priest, is condemned with father Campion.
Shelley, Esq., dies in the Marshalsea.
Sherton, Martin, priest, dies in prison.
Steile, James, priest, is banished and cruelly treated.
Tesse, Ann, is condemned to be burnt, for persuading a minister to become a catholic.
Thimbleby, Gabriel, gent., dies in prison.
Tregian, Thomas, Esq., is stripped of a plentiful estate, and condemned to perpetual
Thyrwhite, William, Esq., is hurried to prison under a violent fever, and dies in two
Typper, Mark, gent., is whipped through the city of London, and has his ears bored
through with a hot iron.
Vaux, Lawrence, warden of Manchester, dies in prison.
Wakeman, Roger, priest, perishes in prison.
Watson, Christopher, with twenty other catholics, perishes in York jail.
Watson, Richard, priest, is cruelly treated in Bridewell.
escapes by the help of Mrs. Margaret Ward.
Wells, Mrs., dies, under sentence of death, in prison.
Williamson, Thomas, priest, is condemned to prison for life.
Wiseman, Mrs., is condemned to die.
Yates, Edward, Esq., with six other catholic gentlemen is taken with father Cam-
pion, and cast into prison.