Scotland's History The Stewarts Patrick Hamilton is executed

Patrick Hamilton is executed – 1528

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Patrick Hamilton becomes one of the Scottish Reformation's first martyrs after he is burned at at the stake in St Andrews for practising his Protestant beliefs. Video: The Sword and the Cross: The Great Breaking.

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