Martyrs (5 pages found in this category)

Ambrose Barlow

English Benedictine monk, venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church.

Anne Askew

English writer and Protestant martyr, burnt to death in 1546.

George Marsh

Protestant priest who became a martyr, after his execution in 1555 as a result of the Marian Persecutions during the reign of Queen Mary I.

Manchester Martyrs

Three men executed for the murder of a police officer in Manchester, England, in 1867.

Oxford Martyrs

Three prominent Protestant clergymen burned alive in 1555-1556 for heresy during the reign of Queen Mary I of England.