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  • Monday Martyr – Lollard Thomas Harding

    A memorial stone to martyr Thomas Harding in Chesham

    This week’s Monday Martyr is Lollard Thomas Harding.

    Harding was in his sixties when he was sent to be burnt at the stake for heresy at Chesham, in Buckinghamshire, on 30th May 1532, in the reign of King Henry VIII. Thankfully, his suffering was cut short when he was killed by a blow to the head when a bystander threw a billet of wood at him.

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