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Death of English magistrate causes religious tensions

October 12, 1678 London, England Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey is found dead, prompting an anti-Catholic movement in England Godfrey was found in a ditch impaled with his own sword, but it was soon discovered he had been strangled and his neck broken, then stabbed after death. The belief at the time, further helped by the… Continue reading Death of English magistrate causes religious tensions