Carver, Dirick

Carver, Dirick an English martyr, was burned at Lewes, of the parish of Brighthelmstone, in Sussex County. He was examined on many points of the Christian religion and the works of Christ, all of which he firmly believed in, but refused to sign the articles presented him. by the bishop concerning the papal Church. He was sent to Newgate prison, where he remained some time ill torture. He was burned in a barrel in 1555. His sufferings were horrible, but he bore them most joyfully. See Fox, Acts and Monuments, 7, 321.

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