The burning of Sir John Oldcastle in 1417
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
Oldcastle, suspended by chains from gallows over a burning pyre, tended by executioners; a large crowd including soldiers, priests and monks, civilians encircling the scene; (lower L) a supervisor leading his horse (lower R) civilians standing outside a wattle fence .\\ Horse, Throng, Friar\\ Politics re: Oldcastle? cf. Falstaff
Other Identifiers:Luborsky/Ingram No.: 11222.10
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