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 Thomas

    William Thomas, probably a Welshman, was a scholar of Italian and Italian history and a clerk of the Privy Council under Edward VI. Thomas was executed for treason after the collapse of Wyatt's Rebellion under Mary I.more

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    John Houghton

    John Houghton
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    Saint John Houghton, O.Cart., was a Carthusian hermit and Catholic priest and the first English Catholic martyr to die as a result of the Act of Supremacy by King Henry VIII of England. He was also the first member of his Order to die as a martyr.more

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    • Birthplace: Essex, United Kingdom
  3. 83

    Thomas Flamank

    Thomas Flamank
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    Thomas Flamank was a lawyer from Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, who together with Michael An Gof led the Cornish Rebellion against taxes imposed in England in 1497.more

  4. 84

    John Amias

    John Amias was a Roman Catholic priest who was martyred in England. He was beatified by Pope Pius XI in 1929.more

  5. 85

    John Ballard

    John Ballard was an English Jesuit priest executed for being involved in an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I of England in the Babington Plot. John Ballard was the son of William Ballard of Wratting, Suffolk. Ballard matriculated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge in 1569, but subsequently ...more

  6. 86

    Polydore Plasden

    Saint Polydore Plasden, one of the Catholic Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. A native of London, he studied for the priesthood at Rheims and Rome and was ordained in 1586 before being sent back to England soon after.more

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    • Age: Died at 28 (1563-1591)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
  7. 87

    Thomas Venner

    Thomas Venner was a cooper and rebel who became the last leader of the Fifth Monarchy Men, who tried unsuccessfully to overthrow Oliver Cromwell in 1657, and subsequently led a coup in London against the newly restored government of Charles II. This event, known as "Venner's Rising", lasted four days ...more

  8. 88

    Richard Hill

    The Dryburne Martyrs, Richard Hill, Richard Holiday, John Hogg and Edmund Duke were English Roman Catholic priests and martyrs, executed at Dryburne, County Durham, in the reign of Elizabeth I. Not much is known of their early lives. Duke was born in Kent in 1563. The other three came from Yorkshire but ...more

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    • Age: Died at 27 (1563-1590)
  9. 89

    Venerable Waire

    Venerable Waire was an English friar and Catholic martyr who was hanged, drawn, and quartered at St. Thomas Waterings in Camberwell, on 8 July, 1539. A number of historians record the execution of four men at this time and place, but only John Stowe identifies a Friar Waire as being among their number.more

  10. 90

    George Errington

    The Blessed George Errington of Hurst Castle - from the minor gentry branch of Bingfield, St John Lee, Northumberland - was an English Roman Catholic layman who is honored as a martyr by the Catholic Church. Errington was convicted of attempted conversion to the Catholic Church, in a plot by an Anglican ...more

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    Edward Osbaldeston

    Blessed Edward Osbaldeston was an English martyr, born about 1560. Не was hanged, drawn, and quartered at York, 16 November 1594.more

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    William Exmew

    William Exmew, O.Cart., was an English Catholic priest and Carthusian hermit. He died while imprisoned under King Henry VIII and is honored as a martyr by the Catholic Church. Exmew and his brother Carthusian martyrs were beatified by Pope Leo XIII on 9 December 1886.more

  13. 93

    John Stone

    St John Stone was an English Augustinian friar who was executed, probably in December 1539; he was canonized in 1970 by Pope Paul VI.more

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    William Pike

    Blessed William Pike was an English Roman Catholic martyr who was beatified in 1987. Several sources state that William was born in Dorset. In 'A History of Dorset' A. Lindsay Clegg, former Town Clerk of Bournemouth, claims that Pike lived at Moordown, now within modern Bournemouth, then part of the ...more

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    • Birthplace: United States of America
  15. 95

    Robert Dalby

    Robert Dalby was an English Catholic priest and martyr.more

  16. 96

    Augustine Webster

    Saint Augustine Webster was an English Catholic martyr. He was the prior of Our Lady of Melwood, a Carthusian house at Epworth, on the Isle of Axholme, in north Lincolnshire, in 1531. His feast day is May 4.more

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    William Way

    The Venerable William Way was an English Catholic priest and martyr executed under Elizabeth I after the Protestant Reformation. He is venerated in the Roman Catholic Church.more

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    • Age: Died at 28 (1560-1588)
  18. 98

    Llywelyn Bren

    Llywelyn Bren, or Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ap Rhys or Llywelyn of the Woods, was a nobleman who led a revolt in Wales during the reign of King Edward II of England in 1316. The revolt would be the last serious challenge to English rule in Wales until the attempts of Owain Lawgoch to invade Wales with French ...more

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    Robert Lawrence

    St. Robert Lawrence was one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn for declining to sign the Oath of Supremacy. His feast day is 4 May.more

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    Robert Widmerpool

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