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Gardiner even has one woman, Anne Askew ( not one of Catherine's ladies, but a notable religious writer and speaker whose works Catherine had read ), on the rack.
Next to Edward Seymour, Prince Edward's maternal uncle, Dudley was one of the leaders of the Reformed party at court, and both their wives were among the friends of Anne Askew, the Protestant martyr destroyed by Bishop Stephen Gardiner in July 1546.
Dudley and the Queen's brother, William Parr, tried to convince Anne Askew to conform to the Catholic doctrines of the Henrician church, yet she replied " it was great shame for them to counsel contrary to their knowledge ".
Rich was also a participant in the only recorded torture of a gentlewoman at the Tower of London, Anne Askew, who later stated that Chancellor Wriothesley and Rich had screwed the rack to torture her with their own hands.
Trials in this hall have included those of Anne Askew ( Protestant martyr ), Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Sir Nicholas Throckmorton, Lady Jane Grey, Guildford Dudley, Thomas Cranmer, Henry Peckham, John Daniel, John Felton ( Catholic ), Roderigo Lopez, Henry Garnet ( in connection with the Gunpowder Plot ), Sir Gervase Helwys ( in connection with the Overbury plot ) and it contains memorials to Pitt the Elder, Pitt the Younger, Admiral Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington, William Beckford, and Winston Churchill.
Having been Lord Privy Seal for a few months, he became Lord Chancellor in 1544, in which capacity he became notorious for his persecution of Anne Askew ; Askew alleged that he operated the rack on which she was tortured.
Anne Askew ( née Anne Ayscough, married name Anne Kyme ) ( born 1520 / 1521 – died 16 July 1546 ) was an English poet and Protestant who was condemned as a heretic.
There was a resurgence of interest in her story during Victorian times, and the Bleets company produced an Anne Askew doll complete with rack and stake.
" The first of these includes four contemporary English translations of an identical passage from the Bible, those of William Tyndale, the Geneva Bible, the Douay-Rheims Version, and the Authorized ( King James ) Version ; selections from the writings of influential Protestant thinkers of the period, including Tyndale, John Calvin, Anne Askew, John Foxe and Richard Hooker ; as well as selections from the Book of Common Prayer and the Book of Homilies.
Some well-known stories about Bocher were first recounted by Robert Parsons in 1599: for instance, Joan's friendship with Anne Askew and her involvement in smuggling Tyndale's New Testament into England, and into the royal court under her skirts.