Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered People

Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered

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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)
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    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 the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 35 (1270-1305)
    • Birthplace: Elderslie, United Kingdom
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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 mother ...more

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    • Age: Died at 36 (1570-1606)
    • Birthplace: York, United Kingdom
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    Chidiock Tichborne

    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

    Everard Digby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    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 1605 ...more

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    • Age: Died at 28 (1578-1606)
    • Birthplace: Stoke Dry, United Kingdom
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    Anthony Babington

    Anthony Babington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    Anthony Babington was convicted of plotting the assassination of Elizabeth I of England and conspiring with the imprisoned Mary, Queen of Scots. The "Babington Plot" and Mary's involvement in it were the basis of the treason charges against her which led to her execution. more

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    • Age: Died at 25 (1561-1586)
    • Birthplace: Dethick Manor, United Kingdom
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    Thomas Rogers and Anne Rogers

    Thomas Rogers and Anne Rogers were English counterfeiters convicted on 15 October 1690, for "Clipping 40 pieces of Silver". Thomas Rogers was hanged, drawn and quartered, and Anne Rogers was burnt alive. The gruesome forms of punishment were meted out due to their acts being High Treason. more

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    Hugh Despenser the Younger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    Hugh le Despenser, 1st Lord Despenser, also referred to as "the younger Despenser", was the son and heir of Hugh le Despenser, Earl of Winchester, and Isabella daughter of William, 9th Earl of Warwick. He rose to national prominence as royal chamberlain and a favourite of Edward II of England. A series ...more

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    • Age: Died at 40 (1286-1326)
    • Birthplace: England
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    Miles Corbet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    Miles Corbet was an English politician, recorder of Yarmouth and Regicide. more

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    • Age: Died at 67 (1595-1662)
    • Birthplace: Sprowston
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