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Picture No 10006248
Date - 1661
Description William Oxman or Orsingham, preacher
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William Oxman or Orsingham, preacher of an extreme religious sect who opposed Oliver Cromwell and his men. Preacher of the doctrines of the Fifth Monarchy Men, Seducer of Libertines, Captain of the seditious Anabaptists and Quaker. He was hanged and beheaded on 19 January 1661, after the restoration of the monarchy. He is holding a book which says, in Latin, 'A book in the hand and a devil in the heart'.
Source Unattributed engraving from a unique print in the collection of Alexander Hendras Sutherland
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10006248 - William Oxman or Orsingham, preacher of an extreme religious sect who opposed Oliver Cromwell and his men. Preacher of the doctrines of the Fifth Monarchy Men, Seducer of Libertines, Captain of the seditious Anabaptists and Quaker. He was hanged and beheaded on 19 January 1661, after the restoration of the monarchy. He is holding a book which says, in Latin, 'A book in the hand and a devil in the heart'.

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