Category Archives: Henry VIII

New plaque to commemorate martyrdom of Robert Aske – Clifford’s Tower, York – 30 November 2018

York Civic Trust and the Knights of St Columba announce the dedication of a plaque to Robert Aske, leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace, martyred for his Catholic faith in 1537. The plaque on Clifford’s Tower, York, will be unveiled … Continue reading

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Know Popery – Annual Lecture on Catholic Culture and History – Lewes, 8 November 2018

The Annual Lecture on Catholic Culture and History  organised in Lewes, Sussex, will take place on 8 November.  The subject is ‘Know Popery’ and the lecturer will be Michael Maslinski, 10-times great nephew of Father John Gerard.   

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Dean John Incent or Innocent GPF by David Pearce

Dean John Incent or Innocent, 16th century lawyer and clergyman, and founder of Berkhamsted School.  He was lawyer to the Bishop of Winchester, Richard Foxe, and master of the hospital of St Cross and Domus Dei in Portsmouth.   After … Continue reading

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Dean John Incent or Innocent GPF – a talk by David Pearce

Dean John Incent was friend of Henry VIII and Cardinal Wolsey and many other leading figures of the early 16th century.   In this entertaining talk, given during our recent day conference at Downside Abbey, David Pearce explores what is … Continue reading

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