Seminary priest Cuthbert Maine is executed for treason

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Historical Context Note


A seminary to train Catholic priests, given that such training was disallowed in England, was established in Douai in 1568. In November 1577, one of the first of these to attempt to minister in England, Cuthbert Maine, is executed for treason.
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Citation:
Editors. "Seminary priest Cuthbert Maine is executed for treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15223, accessed 30 July 2015.]


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  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion