The martyrdom of Master John Philpot, Archdeacon of Winchester
Engraving, sheet 215 x 260mm. 8½ x 10¼". Trimmed to plate at bottom.
John Philpot (1515 or 1516 - 1555), Protestant martyr, kneeling before the bundles of faggots that will be his pyre, praying ("I will pay my vowes in thee, O Smithfield") watched by a London crowd. Probably an illustration to an edition of Foxe's 'Book of Martyrs'.
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