16 July 1546 – The Burnings of Anne Askew, John Lascelles, John Adams and Nicholas Belenian

| July 16, 2012

16 July 1546 – The Burnings of Anne Askew, John Lascelles, John Adams and Nicholas Belenian

On the 16th July 1546, the Protestant martyrs, Anne Askew, John Lascelles, John Adams and Nicholas Belenian, were burned at the stake at Smithfield in London for heresy. Anne Askew had been so badly racked during her imprisonment in the Tower of London that she had to be carried to the stake and was then […]