Tyburn Sentence Examples
At the Restoration his body was exhumed, and on the 30th of January 1661, the anniversary of the execution of Charles I., it was drawn on a sledge from Holborn to Tyburn, together with the bodies of Ireton and Bradshaw, accompanied by "the universal outcry and curses of the people."
The cardinal was brought to trial at Westminster (17th of June 1535) on the charge that he did "openly declare in English that the king, our sovereign lord, is not supreme head on earth of the Church of England," and was condemned to a traitor's death at Tyburn, a sentence afterwards changed.
He made a good defence, but on the absurdest of evidence the jury convicted him of treason, and on the 1st of July he was hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn.
St Marylebone was in the manor of Tyburn, which takes name from the Tyburn, a stream which flowed south to the Thames through the centre of the present borough.
The name Tyburn (q.v.) was notorious chiefly as applied to the gallows which stood near the existing junction of Edgware Road and Oxford Street (Marble Arch).Advertisement
The picturesque lake is supplied by the ancient Tyburn.
Continuing westward, the most important stream was Tyburn, which rose at Hampstead, and joined the Thames through branches on either side of Thorney Island, on which grew up the great ecclesiastical foundation of St Peter, Westminster, better known as Westminster Abbey.
There is no modern survival of the name of Tyburn, which finds, indeed, its chief historical interest as attaching to the famous place of execution which lay near the modern Marble Arch.
On the 29th of November the execution of the favourite at Tyburn completed the young king's emancipation.
After much vicissitude of fortune, Lord Thomas and others concerned in this rebellion were executed at Tyburn in 1536.Advertisement
St Peter's chapel formerly served as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic archbishopric of Armagh; and in the abbey of the Dominican nuns there is still preserved the head of Oliver Plunkett, the archbishop who was executed at Tyburn in 1681 on an unfounded charge of treason.
On the 10th of February 1595 he was tried before the court of King's Bench on the charge of treason, and was hanged at Tyburn on the following day.
He was hanged at Tyburn on the 24th of May 1725.
In spite of his claim that he was a Spanish subject, he was tried for high treason, and executed at Tyburn on the 1st of June 1571.
He returned answer that, much as he loved the duke, he would rather see him hanged at Tyburn than own him for his legitimate son.Advertisement
He received the sentence of the traitor's death with the Te Deum laudamus, and, after spending his last days in pious exercises, was led with two companions to Tyburn (1st of December 1581) and suffered the barbarous penalty.
These channels belonged to the Tyburn, which flowed from the high ground of Hampstead.
Yesterday the five following malefactors were executed at Tyburn, viz.
Like other prominent regicides, Ireton's corpse was exhumed and hanged at Tyburn.
Like other prominent Regicides, Ireton 's corpse was exhumed and hanged at Tyburn.Advertisement