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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    Nicholas Postgate

    Blessed Nicholas Postgate was an English Catholic priest. He is one of the 85 English Catholic Martyrs of England and Wales, beatified by Pope John Paul II, in November 1987. He was born at Kirkdale House, Egton, Yorkshire, England. He entered Douay College, in France, 11 July 1621. Further to that, he ...more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1596-1679)
    • Birthplace: Egton, United Kingdom
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    Robert Wintour and Thomas Wintour

    Robert Wintour and Thomas Wint... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    Robert Wintour and Thomas Wintour, also spelt Winter, were members of the Gunpowder Plot, a failed conspiracy to assassinate King James I. Both were related to other conspirators, such as their cousin, Robert Catesby, and a half-brother, John Wintour, also joined them following the plot's failure.more

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    • Age: Died at 35 (1571-1606)
    • Birthplace: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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    John Southworth

    John Southworth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    Saint John Southworth was an English Catholic martyr. He is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. more

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    • Age: Died at 62 (1592-1654)
    • Birthplace: Lancashire, United Kingdom
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    Edward Oldcorne

    Edward Oldcorne is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    Blessed Edward Oldcorne or Oldcorn alias Hall was an English Jesuit priest. He was known to people who knew of the Gunpowder Plot to destroy the Parliament of England and kill King James I; and although his involvement is unclear, he was caught up in the subsequent investigation. He is a Roman Catholic ...more

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    • Age: Died at 45 (1561-1606)
    • Birthplace: York, United Kingdom
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    Thomas FitzGerald, 10th Earl of Kildare

    Thomas FitzGerald, 10th Earl o... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    Thomas FitzGerald, 10th Earl of Kildare, also known as Silken Thomas, was a leading figure in 16th-century Irish history. more

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    • Age: Died at 24 (1513-1537)
    • Birthplace: Republic of Ireland
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    Eustace White

    St Eustace White, one of the Catholic Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. Born in Louth, Lincolnshire in 1559, he converted to Catholicism and was disowned by his father. He travelled to Europe to study for the priesthood and was ordained, probably at the Venerable English College, Rome in 1588. He ...more

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    • Age: Died at 32 (1559-1591)
    • Birthplace: Louth, United Kingdom
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    Gregory Clement

    Gregory Clement is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    Gregory Clement was an English Member of Parliament and one of the regicides of King Charles I. Clement was the son of John Clement, a merchant and one time Mayor of Plymouth. After working in India for the British East India Company, Clement returned to London and on outbreak of the Civil War supported ...more

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1594-1660)
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    Thomas Harrison

    Thomas Harrison is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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    Major-General Thomas Harrison sided with Parliament in the English Civil War. During the Interregnum he was a leader of the Fifth Monarchists. In 1649 he signed the death warrant of Charles I and in 1660, shortly after the Restoration, he was found guilty of regicide and hanged, drawn and quartered.more

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    • Age: Died at 54 (1606-1660)
    • Birthplace: Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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