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The Wigborough Martyrs 1555
In 1555 John Simson and John Ardley, both of whom were husbandmen of the town of Wigborough were brought to London, arraigned before Bonner at St Pauls on May 22nd in the presence of a great multitude, condemned, and delivered to the sheriffs and sent down into Essex where they were burnt on the 10th of June: Simson at Rochford and Ardley at Rayleigh.
Plaque in Rochford Market Square (1956)
Obelisk in Rayleigh High Street
Thomas Causton was from Tillingham
Panel by T.B. Millatt for Great Wigborough Church c1960
Photo: Mersea Museum - Tony Millatt
Image ID GWG_CHC_009
Category 1 Places-->Wigborough
This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.