Skip to main content

Martyr Collection

Background imageMartyr Collection: Mint Street Workhouse, Southwark, south London

Mint Street Workhouse, Southwark, south London
View of the entrance (right of centre) to the St Saviours Union workhouse on Mint Street, Southwark, south London. Passers-by include a man carrying a small child

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Boniface / Sacred Oak

St Boniface / Sacred Oak
SAINT BONIFACE (Wynfryth, of Crediton) Bishop of Mainz, missionary and martyr in Germany, destroying the sacred oak of an ancient German god

Background imageMartyr Collection: Charles I Martyr

Charles I Martyr
CHARLES I OF ENGLAND The King as Martyr

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Agnes / Saintes Femmes

St Agnes / Saintes Femmes
Roman virgin, martyr and saint Date: 292-305

Background imageMartyr Collection: Saint Cecilia (Epinal)

Saint Cecilia (Epinal)
Roman martyr and saint, patron saint of Music

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Cecilia Devotional C

St Cecilia Devotional C
Roman martyr, here portrayed as the patron saint of music

Background imageMartyr Collection: London - St. Magnus the Martyr from Fish Street Hill

London - St. Magnus the Martyr from Fish Street Hill
London - The Church of St. Magnus the Martyr as seen from Fish Street Hill. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMartyr Collection: Defender, martyr, father - U. S. Grant, A. Lincoln, G. Washin

Defender, martyr, father - U. S. Grant, A. Lincoln, G. Washin
Defender, martyr, father - U.S. Grant, A. Lincoln, G. Washington. Print showing bas-relief, bust portraits of Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington, in a medallion. Date c1870

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Barbara (Epinal)

St Barbara (Epinal)
SAINT BARBARA (Ste Barbe in French) virgin and martyr patron saint of gunners

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Vincent Died 304

St Vincent Died 304
SAINT VINCENT Martyr and Deacon to Bishop Valerius of Saragossa (put to death by Diocletian in Valencia)

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Agnes / Mosaic / Ravenna

St Agnes / Mosaic / Ravenna
SAINT AGNES Roman martyr

Background imageMartyr Collection: Robert Emmet, Irelands patriot martyr

Robert Emmet, Irelands patriot martyr. Print shows Robert Emmet, half-length portrait, facing right, holding sword in left hand. Date c1874

Background imageMartyr Collection: Robert Southwell / Anon

Robert Southwell / Anon
ROBERT SOUTHWELL English poet and Jesuit martyr

Background imageMartyr Collection: Death of Elder Pliny

Death of Elder Pliny
GAIUS PLINIUS SECUNDUS In his eagerness to observe the eruption of Vesuvius, he approaches dangerously near and is killed by falling rocks, a martyr to science

Background imageMartyr Collection: Sawtre, Lollard, Burns

Sawtre, Lollard, Burns
William Sawtre, priest of St Osyths church, London, is burnt for following the heretical views of Wyclif : he is considered to be the first Lollard martyr

Background imageMartyr Collection: Saint Fabian and Saint Sebastian

Saint Fabian and Saint Sebastian
Saint Fabian, pope and saint and Saint Sebastian. They are both catholic martyrs of the era of Emperor Decius (as he considered them as rivals)

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Stephen / Fra Angelico

St Stephen / Fra Angelico
STEPHEN THE DEACON First Christian martyr, preaching to a group of people in a distinctly Italian renaissance setting Date: ? - circa 35

Background imageMartyr Collection: Joan the Maid - Kay Nielsen. The Most Noble Warrior Saint in the Christian Calendar

Joan the Maid - Kay Nielsen. The Most Noble Warrior Saint in the Christian Calendar. Date: 1924

Background imageMartyr Collection: Altarpiece of Saint Quiteria, 1332, by Joan Loert. Spain

Altarpiece of Saint Quiteria, 1332, by Joan Loert. Spain
Joan Loert, Master of Privileges. 13th-14th centuries. Altarpiece of Saint Quiteria, 1332. From the Hospital of Saint Anthony, Palma of Majorca. Museum of Majorca. Spain

Background imageMartyr Collection: Italian Friar and Preacher Girolamo Savonarola

Italian Friar and Preacher Girolamo Savonarola
Girolamo Maria Francesco Matteo Savonarola- Italian Dominican reformer and martyr Date: circa 1470s

Background imageMartyr Collection: Saint Antoninus of Pamiers. Christian missionary and martyr

Saint Antoninus of Pamiers. Christian missionary and martyr
Saint Antoninus of Pamiers. Early Christian missionary and martyr. Patron saint of the cities of Pamiers (France), Palencia and Medina del Campo (Spain). Portrait. Illustration by Llanta

Background imageMartyr Collection: Saint Matthias Martyr

Saint Matthias Martyr
Saint Matthias, apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. The axe he holds is the one which was used to remove his head

Background imageMartyr Collection: Hunger Strike 1920

Hunger Strike 1920
Terence MacSwiney, Mayor of Cork, goes on hunger strike and dies

Background imageMartyr Collection: POLYCARP

POLYCARP Bishop of Smyrna (Izmir), martyr

Background imageMartyr Collection: Saint Denis of Paris. 3rd century AD. Engraving. Colored

Saint Denis of Paris. 3rd century AD. Engraving. Colored
Saint Denis of Paris (3rd century AD). Bishop of Paris. Colored engraving. 19th century

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Magnus the Martyr church, London Bridge

St Magnus the Martyr church, London Bridge. Monument can be seen in the background. It was designed by Christopher Wren

Background imageMartyr Collection: Interior of St Thomas The Martyr Church, Brentwood, Essex

Interior of St Thomas The Martyr Church, Brentwood, Essex Date: circa 1904

Background imageMartyr Collection: Marguerite of Antioch

Marguerite of Antioch
MARGARET (or MARINA) of Antioch martyr : confronted by a dragon, her evil enemy, whom she made disappear by making the sign of the cross

Background imageMartyr Collection: Saint James the Great (1st century-44). Statue. Facade of

Saint James the Great (1st century-44). Statue. Facade of
Saint James the Great (1st century-44). Apostle and martyr. Baroque statue. Facade of Monastery of Saint John of Poyo. Galice. Spain

Background imageMartyr Collection: Parish church and Carrick Roads, Falmouth, Cornwall

Parish church and Carrick Roads, Falmouth, Cornwall
Parish church of King Charles the Martyr and Carrick Roads (waterway), Falmouth, Cornwall. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageMartyr Collection: Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, also known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel and The Great Martyr Saint Catherine (c282 - c305). Date: 4th century

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Matthias Martyr

St Matthias Martyr
Saint MATTHIAS, apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot, is depicted in the background being stoned but they finish him off with that axe he is carrying

Background imageMartyr Collection: Thomas a Becket, Martyr

Thomas a Becket, Martyr
THOMAS A BECKET controversial archbishop of Canterbury depicted as Saint Thomas of Canterbury

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Stephen / Gosselin

St Stephen / Gosselin
STEPHEN THE DEACON, the first Christian martyr, is stoned to death at Jerusalem, but a little angel hovering overhead assures him of a place in Heaven

Background imageMartyr Collection: Father Serapion martyred in Algeria, North Africa

Father Serapion martyred in Algeria, North Africa
Father Serapion, an English or Irish Mercedarian friar, offers himself as a hostage in order to free captive Christians in Algeria, North Africa

Background imageMartyr Collection: WW1 - Return of the body of Heroine Nurse Edith Cavell

WW1 - Return of the body of Heroine Nurse Edith Cavell into Dover Harbour on the R class destroyer HMS Rowena on 14th May 1919. Date: 1919

Background imageMartyr Collection: Transept of the Martyrdom, Canterbury Cathedral, Kent

Transept of the Martyrdom, Canterbury Cathedral, Kent - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageMartyr Collection: Saint Blaise of Sebaste (3rd-4th centuries), 1490-1500

Saint Blaise of Sebaste (3rd-4th centuries), 1490-1500
Saint Blaise (3rd-4th centuries). Bishop of Sebaste and martyr. Portrait by Miguel Jimenez (15th-early 16th centuries), 1490-1500. Lazaro Galdiano Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageMartyr Collection: Maison Jeanne DArc, Rouen

Maison Jeanne DArc, Rouen
An etching of a market square with tall, half timbered houses in Rouen, France. It was by the location where Joan of Arc was burned alive, on May 30th, 1431

Background imageMartyr Collection: Lazarus of Bethany or Saint Lazarus. Jesus restores him to l

Lazarus of Bethany or Saint Lazarus. Jesus restores him to life for days after his death. Martyrdom. Engraving by Cibera Ano Cristiano, 1853. Colored

Background imageMartyr Collection: Gothic art. Spain. Tomb of St. Narcissus of Gerona by Juan d

Gothic art. Spain. Tomb of St. Narcissus of Gerona by Juan de Tournai, XIV century French sculptor. Made in 1328. Church of Sant Feliu de Girona. Catalonia

Background imageMartyr Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Este dolor no

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Este dolor no se cura con resignacion (This Sorrow doesnt get over with resignation). Picture from the series Galicia martir (Martyr Galicia)

Background imageMartyr Collection: St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire

St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire
The massive (and rather disliked) west end of St Albans Abbey designed by Edmund Beckett, First Baron Grimthorpe. Potentially the site of the place of death of Britain's First Christian Martyr

Background imageMartyr Collection: The Martyrdom of Saint Catherine

The Martyrdom of Saint Catherine, ca. 1515. Patinir, Joachim (1480-1524). Oil on wood

Background imageMartyr Collection: SAINT SEBASTIAN

SAINT SEBASTIAN
ST SEBASTIAN Christian martyr from Narbonne, soldier in Rome, beaten to death after reproaching Diocletian for his harassment of Christians. Date: ? - circa 288

Background imageMartyr Collection: Saint Euphemia Died Circa 307 Martyr Chalcedon

Saint Euphemia Died Circa 307 Martyr Chalcedon
saint, euphemia, died, circa, 307, martyr, chalcedon, kadikoy, turkey, reluctance, abandon, christian, faith, led, mauled, bitten, death, bear, history, historical, 10158219

Background imageMartyr Collection: SAINT PRISCA

SAINT PRISCA, a Roman virgin and martyr, may have been the wife of Aquila. Thrown to the lions, one licked her feet, and after her death her corpse was guarded by an eagle. Date: 3rd century

Background imageMartyr Collection: DEATH OF PLINY

DEATH OF PLINY
GAIUS PLINIUS SECUNDUS He dies, a martyr to science, while observing the eruption of Veusvius Date: 23 - 79 AD



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping