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        The burning of Rose Allin's hand by Edmund Tyrell and the burning of 6 martyrs at Colchester, from 'Acts and Monuments' by John Foxe, 1563

        English School, (16th century). Medium: woodcut. Date: 1563. Part of the persecution of Protestants under Mary I; suspected heretics had their hands burnt as it was assumed the threat of death by fire would be enough to make them renounce their faith; John Foxe (1516-87); Provenance: Private Collection.

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