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January 19th: The Last Leader of the Fifth Monarchy Men is Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered in London

This Day In History: January 19, 1661 On this day in history, 1661, Thomas Venner was hanged, drawn, and quartered.  Venner was originally a wine-cooper (someone who makes casks) before taking over leadership of the radical group, The Fifth Monarchy Men, after General Thomas Harrison, the previous leader of the group, was hanged, drawn, and quartered for treason himself in […]

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