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Robert Southwell

Born: c. 1561
Birthplace: Horsham St. Faith, Norfolk, England
Died: 21-Feb-1595
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Execution [1]

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Religion, Poet

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Catholic martyr, hanged at Tyburn


[1] At Tyburn in London, "hanged, drawn and quartered."

    High School: Anchin College, Douai
    University: BA, Jesuit College, Rome (1584)
    Teacher: Venerable English College, Rome

    Society of Jesus 1580
    Ordained by the Roman Catholic Church 1584
    Treason 1595 (being a Catholic priest in England)
    Tortured

Author of books:
St Peter's Complaint (1595, poetry)
Maeoniae (1595, poetry)
A Foure fould Meditation of the foure last things (1606)


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