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List of famous people who died from being hanged, drawn, and quartered, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by being hanged, drawn, and quartered are listed alphabetically and include the famous hanging, drawing and quartering victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. List people range from Maurus Scott to Richard Holiday. These notable hanging, drawing and quartering deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has hanged, drawn, and quartered as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (103 People)
William Wallace is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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Sir William Wallace was a Scottish landowner who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence. Along with Andrew Moray, Wallace defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in September 1297. He was appointed Guardian of Scotland and served until his defeat at ...more

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Age: Died at 35 (1270-1305)

Birthplace: Elderslie, United Kingdom

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Guy Fawkes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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Guy Fawkes, also known as Guido Fawkes, the name he adopted while fighting for the Spanish, was a member of a group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Fawkes was born and educated in York. His father died when Fawkes was eight years old, after which his ...more

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Age: Died at 36 (1570-1606)

Birthplace: York, United Kingdom

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Chidiock Tichborne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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Chidiock Tichborne was an English conspirator and poet. ...more

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Age: Died at 28 (1558-1586)

Birthplace: Southampton, United Kingdom

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Everard Digby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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Everard Digby


Sir Everard Digby was a member of the group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Although he was raised in a Protestant household, and married a Protestant, Digby and his wife were converted to Catholicism by the Jesuit priest John Gerard. In the autumn of ...more

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Age: Died at 28 (1578-1606)

Birthplace: Stoke Dry, United Kingdom

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