Information on the Bl. William Howard, Viscount Stafford, whose 1680 beheading marked the end of public credence in the Popish Plot. He was beatified in 1929.
Ven. William Howard
Biography of the Viscount Stafford, who headed the list of Catholic lords pursued by Titus Oates in the so-called Popish Plot. Imprisoned in the Tower and tried before the House of Lords, Stafford was executed in 1680.
William Howard, 1st Viscount Stafford (1614-1680), Implicated in Popish Plot
Description of portrait held by the National Portrait Gallery, London.
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