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The strange death of Edmund Godfrey

by Marshall, Alan

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Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Godfrey, Edmund Berry, -- Sir -- 1621-1678 -- Death and burial,
  • London (England) -- History -- 17th century,
  • London (England) -- Religion -- 17th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-232) and index

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 241 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16966510M
    ISBN 100750921005

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Well researched and cleverly presented, The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey is an excellent insight into one of the lesser known intrigues of London's history, bringing to life parts of the city that I know well and involving characters both renowned and infamous such as Captain Thomas Blood of crown jewels theft infamy, Samuel Pepys whose diary of whose famous diary most British people will 4/5(3).

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[Alan Marshall] -- "One of the most notorious mysteries in English history began on the evening of 17 October when the body of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, a Westminster Justice of the Peace, was discovered in a.

Well researched and cleverly presented, The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey is an excellent insight into one of the lesser known intrigues of London's history, bringing to life parts of the city that I know well and involving characters both renowned and infamous such as Captain Thomas Blood of crown jewels theft infamy, Samuel Pepys whose diary of whose famous diary most British people will 4/5.

Well researched and cleverly presented, The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey is an excellent insight into one of the lesser known intrigues of London's history, bringing to life parts of the city that I know well and involving characters both renowned and infamous such as Captain Thomas Blood of crown jewels theft infamy, Samuel Pepys whose 4/5(4).

On the evening of 17 October the body of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, a Westminster Justice of the Peace, was discovered in a ditch near Primrose Hill. He had been pierced with his own sword and apparently strangled.

His death led to a widesprea. A Justice of the Peace named Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey came to a violent end. Three men were eventually executed for his murder.

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[Alan Marshall] -- On the evening of 17 October the body of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, a Westminster Justice of the Peace, was discovered in a ditch near Primrose Hill. He had been pierced with his own sword and.

On the evening of 17 October the body of Sir Edmund Berry Godrey, a Westminster Justice of the Peace, was discovered in a ditch near Primrose Hill. He had been pierced with his own sword and apparently strangled. His death lead to a widespread popular hysteria about a "Popish Plot". Although a magistrate famous for his fierce rectitude, Godfrey was closely involved with the alternative.

Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey (23 December – 12 October ) was an English magistrate whose mysterious death caused anti-Catholic uproar in England. Contemporary documents also spell the name Edmundbury Godfrey.

Early life. Edmund Berry Godfrey was born in Sellindge, Kent, between Hythe and Ashford, the eleventh son of eighteen children born to Thomas Godfrey (–), a member of an. "[The Strange Death of Europe] does hit on some unfortunate truths." - The Economist "[An] excellent and disturbing book." - Michael Barone, Washington Examiner "The Strange Death of Europe by Douglas Murray is an enthralling account of the rise of Islamism in Europe.

It’s beautifully written and cogently argued."5/5(2). Over the past decade, there have been two major public campaigns in the UK to drum up support for removing St George as the patron saint of England and replacing him with St Edmund, the man who was the country’s original heavenly patron for over four hundred years from the early 10th century.

Both campaigns failed but they did serve to reignite interest in St Edmund. Edmund Berry Godfrey. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Edmund Berry Godfrey. Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey (23 December – 12 October ) was an English magistrate whose mysterious death caused anti-Catholic uproar in England.

Contemporary documents also spell the name Edmundbury Godfrey. Alan Marshall, in his more recent book "The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey" is sceptical that a definite conclusion can be reached, but suggests that the most likely explanation of Godfrey's death was suicide by self-strangulation.

Popular culture. This is interesting, a true crime novel twenty years before Capote wrote _In Cold Blood_. Carr's book is nothing like Capote's. It is about the murder of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey in and also, because these things are inextricable, about the Popish Plot and Restoration politics and that dreadfully malevolent figure, Titus Oates.4/5.

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Tell us what you think. On October 17th,Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey was found face down in a ditch and the suspected authors of his death were hung by the neck on Greenberry Hill (later renamed as the tony residential area of London called Primrose Hill).

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