It's not unusual for my interest to be piqued when I'm going through my list of "on this day" events, and today it was William Carter's execution, on 11th January 1584, which made me want to dig a bit deeper into his story.
Here's a link to Burton and Pollen's Lives of the English Martyrs which is a very interesting read - https://archive.org/stream/livesofenglishma01burtuoft#page/n5/mode/2up.
- ed. Burton, Edward H., and Pollen, J.H. (1914) Live of the English Martyrs, Second Series: The martyrs declared venerable, Volume I, 1583-1588, Longmans, Green & Co.
- "Blessed William Carter, Franciscan Media
- "Bl. William Carter", Catholic Online
- "Ven. William Carter, New Advent
- Ridgway, Claire (2012) On This Day in Tudor History, MadeGlobal Publishing