The Jesuit missionary Edmund Campion is seized by the authorities.
With fellow Jesuit Robert Parsons, he had come to England from
William Allen's college at Douai, with the aim of converting people
back to the Catholic faith. He subsequently defends his position in
disputations, is tried for treason and is executed on 1st December.
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Editors. "Edmund Campion is seized". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15265, accessed 24 August 2017.]
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