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17 October 1560 – Walter Marsh

On this day in history, 17th October 1560, Walter Marsh, spy and Protestant martyr, was baptised at St Stephen's Church, Coleman Street, London.

Marsh came to a sticky end, being burned to death in Rome's Campo dei Fiori after having his tongue and hands cut off. Here is my Claire Chats talk on Walter Marsh:

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17 October 1560 – Walter Marsh