I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
July 16, 2011
July 16: Anne Askew Burned at the Stake, 1546
She was the only woman ever tortured at the Tower of London. Her adversaries hoped that she would name Queen Catherine Parr as one of her fellow Protestants.