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John Rogers execution

John Rogers and the Protestant persecutions under ‘Bloody’ Mary I of England

On the 4th February 1555, John Rogers became the first Protestant martyr under ‘Bloody’ Mary I of England.

Execution of Thomas Cranmer

Why was Thomas Cranmer executed in 1556?

On the 21st March 1556, Thomas Cranmer was executed for heresy.