The Burning of John Oldcastle

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Title

The Burning of John Oldcastle

Subject

The Burning of John Oldcastle

Description

A depiction of the hanging and burning of John Oldcastle. He was executed for heresy by order of King Henry V. John Oldcastle is widely believed to be the inspiration for the character Falstaff, who appears in several of Shakespeare's history plays.

Creator

Foxe, John

Source

Actes and Monuments

Publisher

Peter Short

Date

1596

Rights

Special Collections and Archives, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries

Language

English

Type

Physical Object

Files

john_oldcastle.jpg

Citation

Foxe, John, “The Burning of John Oldcastle,” Special Collections, accessed May 30, 2020, https://omeka.colorado.edu/specialcollections/items/show/52.

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