See also:English fanatic, was
See also:born in
See also:Essex and became a dealer in
See also:cloth . About the beginning of the 17th century he became a preacher among a
See also:sect called the " Seekers," and appears to have held unorthodox opinions about the divinity of Jesus Christ . Together with his
See also:Thomas he was put in prison for
See also:heresy in 1611 . Thomas died in Newgate
See also:London, but Bartholomew's imprisonment was not a rigorous one .
See also:James I. argued with him, and on several occasions he was brought before the
See also:Court of London, but without any definite result . Eventually, after having threatened to bring an
See also:action for wrongful imprisonment,
See also:Legate was tried before a full Consistory Court in
See also:February 1612, was found guilty of heresy, and was delivered to the secular authorities for punishment . Refusing to retract his opinions he was burned to
See also:death at Smithfield on the 18th of
See also:March 1612 . Legate was the last
See also:person burned in London for his religious opinions, and
See also:Edward Wightman, who was burned at
See also:Lichfield in
See also:April 1612, was the last to suffer in this way in England . See T .
See also:History of Britain (1655) ; and S . R .
See also:Gardiner, History of England, vol. ii .
(London, 1904) .
LEGATE (Lat. legatus, past part. of legare, to send...
LEGATION (Lat. legalio, a sending or mission)
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