BURNT AT THE STAKE
  • Market Square
    St Peter Port
    Guernsey
    Channel Islands
Guensey History in Action re enact the true story of Catherine Cauchés and her two daughters who are caught up in the religious conflicts of the Reformation in 1556, and consequently Burnt At The Stake performed live at Castle Cornet.

See the re enactment the true story of Catherine Cauchés and her two daughters Perotine and Guillemine who are caught up in the religious conflicts of the Reformation in 1556, and consequently Burnt At The Stake performed live.

 

The story, which is performed by The Guernsey 'History in Action' Company tells of how the daughters are accused of heresy and sentenced to be burnt at the stake. The tragic piece of Guernsey's history is played out in the open air on the anniversary of the original event and on the very spot it happened. After the story commences, the crowd follows the women as they are led to Tower Hill to meet their fate.

 

The Guernsey 'History in Action' Company will perform the rest of the tale in front of St Barnabas' church.

Starts in Market Square, St Peter Port, then proceeding to Tower Hill.

Dates: Wednesday 17 July and Saturday 27 July 2019 6pm - 7pm

Future dates
  • Saturday 27th July 6:00pm until 7:00pm
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