The Dominican of Douai

His demeanor was uncharacteristic of a man to be hanged, drawn, and quartered. An eye-witness to Robert Nutter’s execution wrote that he went “to the gallows, with as much cheerfulness and joy as if he had been going to a feast, to the astonishment of the spectators” (Modern British Martyrology, 197). Cheerfulness and joy? In [...]

Publication Date: 2019-10-29 06:00:50
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