Faiths Victorie in Romes Crueltie


Faiths Victorie in Romes Crueltie (published by Thomas Jenner, c. 1630) is an anti-catholic print showing English Protestant martyrs standing around a fire. Immediately to the right side of the fire, Thomas Cranmer is depicted burning his hand.
Sources: British Museum and Folger Digital Image Collection

 
Depicted martyrs:

Sources: British Museum and Folger Digital Image Collection

 
See also: Burning the Baker | Thomas Cranmer’s Burning | Article 42 in the 42 Articles

 

I suggest that Henry Holiday (together with the engraver Joseph Swain) alluded to that print in his illustration to the final “fit” of The Hunting of the Snark:

 
2018-07-28, update: 2022-07-02

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