April 8 – A cat dressed as a priest and the Second Martin

| April 8, 2022

April 8 – A cat dressed as a priest and the Second Martin

On this day in history, 8th April 1554, there was an act of religious defiance in London. Someone who didn’t like Queen Mary I’s religious changes hanged a cat on the gallows at Cheapside. The cat was dressed as a Catholic priest and was holding a piece of paper to represent that communion wafer. It […]