Executions

1478 Execution of George Duke of Clarence

1793 Execution of Louis XVI

Executions is in Death.

Beheaded

Burned at the stake

Drowned in a butt of wine

In 534 Muirchertach mac Muiredaig High King of Ireland -534 was drowned in a butt of wine. The Annals of Ulster report ... The drowning of Muirchertach mac Muiredaig High King of Ireland -534 in a vat full of wine on the hilltop of Cleitech above Bóinn ie at Newgrange Passage Tomb.

Execution of George Duke of Clarence

On 18 Feb 1478 George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (28) was drowned in a butt of wine (Malmsey) wine in the Bowyer Tower in the Tower of London. Duke Clarence 3C 1461 extinct. "in a butt of Malmsey wine" may refer to 1 a butt full of Malmsey wine or 2 a butt that once contained Malmsey wine that was subsequently re-used for another purpose such as washing or bathing.
William Hussey 1443-1495 (35) conducted the impeachment of the Duke of Clarence for treason.
The only other person known to have been executed, or ritually killed, by drowning in a butt of wine is Muirchertach mac Muiredaig High King of Ireland -534 (as reported by the Annals of Ulster) in his case at Newgrange Passage Tomb.

Executed

Guillotined

Execution of Louis XVI

On 21 Jan 1793 Louis XVI King France 1754-1793 (38) was guillotined in Paris.

1769. Joseph Ducreux Baron Ducreux Painter 1735-1802. Portrait of Marie Antoinette Queen France 1755-1793 sent to Louis XVI King France 1754-1793 befor their wedding.Around 1784. Joseph Boze Painter 1746-1826. Portrait of Louis XVI King France 1754-1793.

On 16 Oct 1793 at 12:15 Marie Antoinette Queen France 1755-1793 (37) was guillotined at the Place de la Révolution. Her last words were "Pardonnez-moi, monsieur. Je ne l’ai pas fait exprès" or "Pardon me, sir, I did not do it on purpose" after she accidentally stepped on the executioners shoe.

1783. Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun Painter 1755-1842. Portrait of Marie Antoinette Queen France 1755-1793 en chemise. This controversial portrait was considered by her critics to show improperly informal attire for a queen.1788. Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun Painter 1755-1842. Portrait of Marie Antoinette Queen France 1755-1793.1775. Jean-Baptiste-André Gautier-Dagoty Painter 1740-1786. Portrait of Marie Antoinette Queen France 1755-1793.1785. Joseph Boze Painter 1746-1826. Portrait of Marie Antoinette Queen France 1755-1793.1767. Martin van Meytens Painter 1695-1770. Portrait of Marie Antoinette Queen France 1755-1793.

On 13 Apr 1794 Arthur Dillon 1750-1794 (43) guillotined.

Hanged

Hanged, drawn and quartered

Shot by Firing Squad

On 12 Oct 1915 Edith Cavell Nurse 1865-1915 (49) was shot by firing squad for having helped two-hundred allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the First World War.

Stoned to death

In 34 Saint Stephen 5-34 (29) was stoned to death.

Strangled

On 26 Jul 1518 John Cotell -1518 was strangled by his wife Agnes Cotell 1485-1523 (33) at Farleigh Hungreford Castle with the aid of William Mathewe and William Inges, yeomen of Heytesbury. He, John, was steward to Edward Hungerford -1522 who she subsequently married.