Tag: persecution

The Very Sink of Popery

Between 1536 and 1537, over 40,000 men revolted against the Protestant take-over of the King’s counsel and Parliament. The banner of these soldiers and those who followed them was the Banner of the Five Wounds of Christ, emphasising a long-held love for the Sacred Heart of Jesus centuries before the modern devotion began in France.

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Rediscovering an old grave of a lady saint….

A guest post by Supertradmum Some of you may have remembered my blog, Etheldredasplace. On that blog, I wrote of the lives and deaths of many of the English martyrs. One dear to my heart is St. Margaret Clitherow, the sprightly, beautiful wife of a well-to-do butcher in York, John, who was a “Church Catholic,”

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