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In 1612 one Wightman was burned at the stake in Lichfield, and the deed was fresh in the minds of men at this time.George Fox|George Fox
He must also have heard of the burning of Edward Wightman in the same city in 1612, the last person burned for heresy in England.
But there must have been a change afterwards, for some of the London copies bear the imprint Wightman and Cramp.George Borrow and His Circle|Clement King Shorter
Legate and Wightman were, in fact, the last martyrs burnt at the stake in England for their religious opinions.
In his days, for instance, Messrs. Wightman built a pier with a verandah at the north end of the town.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson