Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Notorious Topcliffe

From Mary's Dowry Productions:
Richard Topcliffe, that infamous hater of priests, that torturer of many historical figures known and lesser known such as Jesuit Robert Southwell, John Gerard and Henry Garnet, Swithun Wells, Edmund Gennings and Polydore Plasden.  Richard Topcliffe features in many films about the lives of the English Martyrs especially 28 year old priest Plasden who was tortured and eventually hanged at the infamous triple Tyburn tree despite the attempted intervention of Sir Walter Raleigh. (Read more.)

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