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        The burning of William Hunter, from 'Acts and Monuments' by John Foxe, 1563

        English School, (16th century). Medium: woodcut. Date: 1563. William Hunter (c.1530-55) was a silk-weaver in London, he refused to attend the Catholic mass despite orders for all residents of the City of London to attend; he was finally burned at Brentwood, Essex, near the home of his parents; part of the Protestant persecutions under Mary I; John Foxe (1516-87); Provenance: Private Collection.

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