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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 the Battle of Falkirk in July 1298. In August 1305, Wallace was captured in Robroyston, near Glasgow, and handed over to King Edward I of England, who had him hanged, drawn, and quartered for high treason and crimes against English civilians. Since his death, Wallace has obtained an iconic status far beyond his homeland. He is the protagonist of Blind Harry's 15th-century epic poem The Wallace ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. 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 mother married a recusant Catholic. Fawkes later converted to Catholicism and left for the continent, where he fought in the Eighty Years' War on the side of Catholic Spain against Protestant Dutch reformers in the Low Countries. He travelled to Spain to seek support for a Catholic rebellion in England but was unsuccessful. He later met Thomas Wintour, with whom he returned to England. Wintour ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. 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

Chidiock Tichborne was an English conspirator and poet. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 28 (1558-1586)

Birthplace: Southampton, United Kingdom

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 1605 he was part of a Catholic pilgrimage to the shrine of St Winefride's Well in Holywell. About this time he met Robert Catesby, a religious fanatic who planned to blow up the House of Lords with gunpowder, killing James I. Catesby then planned to incite a popular revolt, during which a Catholic monarch would be restored to the English throne. The full extent of Digby's knowledge of and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 28 (1578-1606)

Birthplace: Stoke Dry, United Kingdom