28 February – Thomas Forret, a chief heretic and teacher of heresy, and The fugitive wizard earl and an awful burning

| February 28, 2022

28 February – Thomas Forret, a chief heretic and teacher of heresy, and The fugitive wizard earl and an awful burning

On this day in Tudor history, 28th February 1540, Protestant Thomas Forret was burned at the stake in Castle Hill, Edinburgh, in the presence of King James V. Forret was a former Augustinian monk and had spent his career teaching the common people and helping those in need. How did he come to this awful […]