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Carefully collected from the Accounts of Eye-witnesses, cotemporary Author*, and Manuscripts
PUBLISHED BY JOHN T. GREEN.
THE NAMES OP THE PRIESTS AND LAY CATHOLICS, WHO SUFFERED DEATH FOR
RELIGIOUS MATTERS, FROM THE YEAR 1577, TILL THE END
OF THE REIGN OF ftUEEN ELIZABETH.
Cuth. Maine, pr. Launceston,
John Nelson, pr. Tyburn, 27
T. Sherwood, gent. do. 31
Everard Hansc, pr. Tyburn, 32
Edm. Campion, pr. S. J. do. 37
Ralph Shcrwine, pr. do. 46
Alexander Brian, pr. S. J. do. 50
J. Paine, pr. Chelmsford, 53
Thomas Ford, pr. Tyburn, 58
John Shert, pr. Tyburn. 60
Robert Johnson, pr. do. 62
William Filbie, pr. do. 64
Luke Kirbic, pr. do. 65
Laurence Richardson, pr. do. 70
Thomas Cottam, pr. do. 72
William Lacy, pr. York, 76
Richard Kirkeman, pr. do. 77
James Thomson, pr. do. 79
William Hart, pr. York, 81
Richard ThirkiU, pr. do. 86
J. Slade, pr. schoolmaster, Winch. 89
John Body, M. A. Andover, ib.
George Haydock, pr. Tyburn, 91
James Fenn, pr. do. 94
Thomas Hemerford, pr. do. 98
John Nutter, pr. do. ib.
John Munden, pr. do. 101
William Carter, printer, do. 103
James Bell, pr. Lancaster, ib.
John Finch, layman, do. 104
R. White, schoolmaster, Wrexham, 105
Hugh Taylor, pr. York, ib.
Marmaduke Bowes, gent. do. ib.
Mary, queen of Scotts, Fotheringhay
R. Sutton, schoolmaster, Clcrkcnwell, ib.
John Hewitt, pr. York, ib.
Edward Burden, pr. do. ib.
Wm. Louiplcy, layman, Gloucester. 1 lti
Robert Ashton, gent. Tyburn, ib.
W ilfiain Davics, pr. Beaumaris, ib.
Wit. Pikes, layman, Dorchester, 160
Edmund Genings, pr. Gray's Inn
Swithin Wells, gent. do. 168
Eustachius White, pr. Tyburn, 170
Peter Snow, pr. do. ib.
Ralph Grimston, gent. do. ib.
John Jones, alias Buckley, pr. O. S. F.
St. Thomas's Watering, ib.
Chris. Robinson, pr. Carlisle, 215
Richard Horner, pr. York, ib.
Matthias Harrison, pr. do. ib.
ib. John Britton, gent. York,
John Lion, yeoman, Okeham,
William Richardson, alias Anderson,
pr. Tyburn, 243
Thomas Palasor, pr. Durham, 227
John Norton, gent. do. ib.
John Talbot, gent. do. ib.
John Pibush, pr. St. Tho. Water-
Mark Barkworth, alias Lambert, pr.
O. S. B. Tyburn, 230
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
Ecclesia Calholica, 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-
pendarics; five hundred and thirty priests j forty-nine doctors of divinity; eighteen
doctors of the law; and fifteen masters of colleges; one queen; eight earls; ten lords;
twenty-six knights j 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.
Ail worth, 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.
Bosgravc, 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