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Thomas Rosewell
Birth: May 3, 1630
Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority
Somerset, England
Death: Feb. 14, 1692
City of London
Greater London, England

Nonconformist minister. He was a member of a family that had been prominent in court life under Elizabeth I, and began his ministry in the Anglican Church, first at Rode, Somerset, then at Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, from which living he was ejected in 1662 for Nonconformity. After an extended period of depression, without a living, he became a Nonconformist minister at Rotherhithe, then in Surrey. It was here, on 14 September 1684, that he preached a sermon alleging, "We have had two wicked kings now together who have suffered Popery to be introduced under their noses." For this he was arraigned, and tried in Westminster Hall. The judge at the sensational trial was the infamous 'Hanging' Judge Jeffries, who quickly sentenced Rosewell to death. Widespread public protest ensued, and after two months imprisonment he was granted a King's pardon. (bio by: Sheilia W.) 
Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
London Borough of Islington
Greater London, England
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Record added: Jun 04, 2001
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- Linda Davis
 Added: May. 3, 2017
RIP Thomas, my 8th great-grandfather.From Jane in Melbourne, Australia
- JaneD
 Added: Nov. 18, 2015

- J Spencer
 Added: Apr. 13, 2014
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