Anne Askew

Movement English Reformation
Born Stallingborough, 1521
Died London, 1546
Significance Protestant martyr under Henry VIII. She was convicted of heresy for her denial of transubstantiation. She was burned alive on July 16, 1546.
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The account of Anne Askew from Foxe's Book of Martyrs--

Then Wriotheseley, lord chancellor, offered Anne Askew the king's pardon if she would recant; who made this answer, that she came not thither to deny her Lord and Master. And thus the good Anne Askew, being compassed in with flames of fire, as a blessed sacrifice unto God, slept in the Lord, A.D. 1546, leaving behind her a singular example of Christian constancy for all men to follow.