Executions and Persecutions: the Reformation

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Who did the convention parliament order to be punishment for regicide in 1660?
Oliver Cromwell, Henry Ireton, John Bradshaw and Thomas Pride- although all of them were dead
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How were the 4 bodies punished?
They were dug up from their graves, hung, decapitated and disembowelled- then put on public di
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What happened to traitors that were still alive?
They were put on trial by Charles
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Were the trials of the regicide a fair trials?
No because only one witness was needed for each act of treason & guilty verdicts were already foregone conclusions- all those that went on trial received a guilty verdict
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Who was Thomas Harrison and what was he charged with?
Leading fifth monarchist and the traditional punishment of treason, execution
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Who was put on trial for treason but not regicide?
John Lambert and Henry Vane
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What were the outcomes of their trials?
Henry Vane refused to seek mercy so was executed, but Lambert did plea for mercy was imprisoned until his death
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Did Charles run these trials fairly?
No, he refused to allow the court and food or drink until they gave a guilty verdict to both Lambert and Vane
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