1 March – George Wishart, a man with close friends and bitter enemies, and Thomas Campion died and was laid to rest

Posted By on March 1, 2022

On this day in Tudor history, 1st March 1546, Scottish evangelical preacher and martyr George Wishart was hanged and burned at St Andrews, Scotland.

Wishart had been charged with 18 counts of heresy and although he answered each one he was condemned to death.

Find out more about this Scottish preacher, what he was accused of and his sad end in this talk…

Also on this day in Tudor history, 1st March 1620, Tudor poet, composer and physician Thomas Campion died and was laid to rest.

Find out more about Thomas Campion’s death in this video…

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