Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Question from Jill - Execution of Robert Aske


There is little about Robert Aske (leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace) on the internet and every source states something different about his death. He was either hung from Norfolk Castle in chains, hung in York or burned at the stake.
Can anybody tell me which it was? It would be much appreciated. Thanks!



2 Comments:

Blogger BritishNut56 said...

According to David Starkey in his biography "Six Wives", Robert Aske was hung in chains in the City of York and left to die a slow death.

I have read other works which also state that this is the form of execution Henry VIII had Aske suffer.

May 31, 2006 9:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where was robert Aske eventually buried?

January 18, 2010 9:13 PM  

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