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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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Cuthbert Mayne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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Cuthbert Mayne


Saint Cuthbert Mayne was an English Roman Catholic priest and martyr of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. ...more

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Age: Died at 33 (1544-1577)

Birthplace: Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Ralph Sherwin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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Ralph Sherwin


Saint Ralph Sherwin was an English Roman Catholic martyr and saint. He was born at Rodsley, Derbyshire, and was educated at Eton College. In 1568, he was nominated by Sir William Petre to one of the eight fellowships which he had founded at Exeter College, Oxford, probably influenced by Sherwin's ...more

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Age: Died at 31 (1550-1581)

Birthplace: Rodsley, England

Algernon Sydney is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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Algernon Sidney or Sydney was an English politician and member of the Long Parliament. A republican political theorist, colonel, and commissioner of the trial of King Charles I of England, he opposed the king's execution. Sidney was later charged with plotting against the King, in part based on his ...more

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Age: Died at 60 (1623-1683)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Baynard's Castle, United Kingdom

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Richard Gwyn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered
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Richard Gwyn


Saint Richard Gwyn, also known by his anglicised name, Richard White, was a Welsh school teacher. He was martyred by being hanged, drawn and quartered for high treason in 1584. He was canonised by Pope Paul VI in 1970 as one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. His feast day is celebrated on ...more

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Age: Died at 47 (1537-1584)

Birthplace: Montgomeryshire, United Kingdom