M a r g a r e t C l i t h e r o w | The Pearl of York

Margaret Clitherow. A staunch Catholic who lost her life in the name of Catholicism The turmoil which followed the Reformation created an array of martyrs on both sides of the religious divide. One such martyr, nicknamed ‘the pearl of York’, was Margaret Clitherow Margaret was born in York in 1556. In 1574 she converted to …

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