She is the only woman on record to have been tortured in the Tower of London before being burnt at the stake.

Even at the final stage of her life, she was offered the King’s pardon if she recanted, but.

. <strong>Askew stuck to her maiden name, rather than her husband's name.

RT @ListerLaneCem: Remembering Ann, wife of B.


. . Anne has the dubious honor of being the first woman tortured on the notorious rack in the Tower of London.


Anne’s husband was devoutly Catholic, but Anne, who had read the Bible and knew the teachings of Martin Luther, was a Protestant. . Askew could.

Courageous woman Burned at the Stake Anne Askew was born in Lincolnshire in 1521. .

Anne endeavoured to be a faithful wife, and bore her husband two children.


Unhappy from the start, and increasingly drawn to Protestantism, Anne rebelled against her Catholic husband by traveling to London around 1544 to become involved in religious reform. Those who own books that were deemed “controversial” were under a shroud of suspicion.

On the 16th of July 1546, the Protestant martyr, Anne Askew was burned at the stake for her beliefs. .

Courageous woman Burned at the Stake Anne Askew was born in Lincolnshire in 1521.
"The true copy of the confession and belief of Anne Askew, otherwise called Anne Kime, made before the Bishop of London, the twentieth day of March, in the year of our Lord God after the computation of the Church of England, 1545, and subscribed with her own hand, in the presence of the said bishop and other, whose names hereafter are recited, set forth.
Later in the Season, Anne and her husband disassociate themselves with several Protestants among the King's musicians, who are being charged with heresy by the ruthless Catholic.


Askew could.

Askew could. At her death, she left behind a bundle of writings that became a Protestant trophy in the hands of the martyrologists John Bale and John Foxe. <strong>Anne Askew, this brave, cool, and very intelligent young gentlewoman.

Born Anne Askew at Stalling-borough, near Grimsby in Yorkshire, England, around 1521; burned at the stake in London on July 16, 1546; daughter of Sir William Askew (a knight); mother unknown; married Thomas Kyme (separated); children: two. Jan 27, 2023 · After her husband's death, she hoped to continue influencing her stepson, Edward. Besides being a prominent figure in the English Reformation, Askew is a notable presence in early modern literature. Her eldest sister had been engaged to marry a gentleman of the name of Kyme, a harsh and bigoted papist; but the sister died, and she was compelled by her father to take her sister’s place, and become the wife of Mr. Anne Askew was an English member of the Reformed Church who was persecuted as a heretic. Unless other-wise noted, all references to the Examinationswill be to this edition and will be cited by page number.


Her father, William Askew, arranged a marriage between Thomas Kyme and Anne’s older sister, who, before being married, suddenly died. This marriage was deeply unhappy, and Askew was eventually turned out of her husband's household because of her strong Protestant convictions.


Sir Askew was appointed a knight in 1513 and named the high sheriff of Lincolnshire in 1521, around the time of Askew’s birth.