De Haeretico Comburendo
- Henry IV: unsightly usurper and megalomaniac
- A no less brutal but cynically clever stratagem was to win the church over by the statute De heretico comburendo of 1401, which decreed the burning of heretics.
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- And while we are on the subject of cruel and unusual punishments lets not forget that hanging, drawing and quartering was brought about by Catholic leaders as was burning people to death for heresy through the 1401 De heretico comburendo Act. Burning ...
- Forgotten History of Northamptonshire: The Lollards - part 2
- Despite its suppression, Lollardy was still strong in the county at the beginning of the fifteenth century. In late 1399, Henry Bollingbrook seized the throne and was proclaimed King Henry IV. One of his first acts was to pass the De heretico comburendo.
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