The Tudor Society

19 September – Robert Glover and Cornelius Bungey, two of the Coventry Martyrs

On this day in Tudor history, 19th September 1555, in the reign of the Catholic Queen Mary I, Protestants Robert Glover and Cornelius Bungey, were burned at the stake for heresy at a site in Little Park Street, Coventry. They were two of twelve martyrs burned in the city between 1511 and 1555.

Find out more about them and Glover's experience as he was taken to the site of execution in today's talk from Claire Ridgway, founder of the Tudor Society.

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