The torture of Cuthbert Simpson
Series/Report no.:The Ohio State University. Rare Books and Manuscripts Library. John Foxe's Actes and Monuments (Book of Martyrs). 1563 Edition. Selected Woodcuts
A composite scene with two vignettes: (C) (""Cutbert Simson upon the racke"") that is operated by two workmen, observed (above) by two standing courtiers and a priest; (L) ""The gratynge of an arrow throughe Cutbert Symsons fyngers""; a torturer putting an arrow through Simpson's fingers; (R insert) ""The description how Cutbert Symson stoode in an engyne of yron three houres within the Tower commonlye called Sceuyng tons gyues."" Simpson, handcuffed, standing with an iron collar, poles descending to the ground. \\ Tower Cell, Inset tortures
Other Identifiers:Luborsky/Ingram No.: 11222.50
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