Video – Variety #266: Fra Solanus talks about St. John Wall and the Penal Times
Variety #266 - Fra Solanus talks about St. John Wall and the Penal Times ( 25min) >>> Play
In this pilot episode of The History Programme, first broadcast on Gate of Heaven radio in Perth, Fra Solanus relates for us the story of the life and martyrdom of the English Franciscan martyr, St. John Wall. St. John Wall was one of the many innocent victims of the Titus Oates Plot, and was put to death in 1679. Fra Solanus also gives us a little background to the Penal Laws, including the Oath of Supremacy and the Oath of Allegiance.