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St. Andrews in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Patrick Hamilton

 
 
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By Randy Melchert
1. Patrick Hamilton Marker
Inscription.  The initials on the pavement nearby mark thet spot where Patrick Hamilton, Member of the University, was burned at the stake on 29 February 1528, at the age of 24. On the continent he had been greatly influenced by Martin Luther, and on his return to St. Andrews he began to teach Lutheran doctrines. Having been tried and found guilty of heresy, he was condemned to death, thus becoming the first martyr of the Scottish Reformation.
 
Location. 56° 20.478′ N, 2° 47.684′ W. Marker is in St. Andrews, Scotland, in Fife. Marker is on North Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 North St, St Andrews KY16 9AL, UK, St Andrews, Scotland KY16 9AL, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Many Faces of St Andrews Castle (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); A Religious Powerhouse (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Lofty Beginnings (approx. half a kilometer away); The "Battle" of May Island (approx. 14.6 kilometers away); Flight of Captain Bennett (approx. 16.7 kilometers away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is located at St Salvator's Chapel, University of St Andrews.
 
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By Randy Melchert, September 30, 2015
2. Patrick Hamilton Marker
 Patrick Hamilton (martyr) (Wikipedia). " Patrick Hamilton (1504 – 29 February 1528) was a Scottish churchman and an early Protestant Reformer in Scotland. He travelled to Europe, where he met several of the leading reformed thinkers, before returning to Scotland to preach. He was tried as a heretic by Archbishop James Beaton, found guilty and handed over to secular authorities to be burnt at the stake in St Andrews." (Submitted on October 23, 2019.) 
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
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By Randy Melchert
3. Patrick Hamilton Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2019, by Randy Melchert of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2019, by Randy Melchert of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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